Upcoming Presentations

Apr 19, 2014
6:00 pm
May 17, 2014
6:00 pm
Jun 21, 2014
6:00 pm
Jul 19, 2014
6:00 pm
Aug 16, 2014
6:00 pm
Sep 20, 2014
6:00 pm
Oct 18, 2014
6:00 pm
Nov 15, 2014
6:00 pm
Dec 20, 2014
6:00 pm

Malalo o Ka Po Lani

On the third Saturday of the month, the VIS hosts Malalo o ka Po Lani, a special presentation covering cultural components that surround Mauna O Wakea. The presentation begins at 6:00 PM and is followed by the regular evening stargazing program.

Each month features a different speaker from the community who will speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective.

Past Presentations

Mar 15, 2014
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Feb 15, 2014
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Jan 18, 2014
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Dec 21, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Nov 16, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Oct 19, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Sep 21, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Aug 17, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Jul 13, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Jun 15, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
May 18, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Apr 20, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Mar 16, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Feb 16, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Jan 19, 2013
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Dec 15, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Nov 17, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Oct 20, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Sep 15, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Aug 18, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Jul 21, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Jun 16, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
May 19, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Apr 21, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Mar 17, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Feb 18, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Jan 21, 2012
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Dec 17, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Nov 19, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Oct 15, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Sep 17, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Aug 20, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Jul 16, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Jun 18, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
May 21, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Apr 16, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Jen Randall & Manu Josiah
Mar 19, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
John Ku`uhoamele Cuban
Feb 19, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Olivia Ling
Jan 15, 2011
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Kimo Pihana
Dec 18, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Lunakanawai Hauanio & Maggie Connor
Nov 20, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Leilehua Yuen and Manu Josiah
Oct 16, 2010
Sep 18, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Aug 21, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective
Jul 17, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Kahalelaukoa Ka'ahanui Rice, "Mauna Kea - A Sense of Place"
Jun 19, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Lunakanawai Haunio & Maggie Connor - "Ekamailio Hawai`i Kakou Ekuka Laau Lapaau ame Laau Kahea"
May 15, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Leilehua Yuen & Manu Josiah - "I'll Weave a Lei of Stars for You"
Apr 17, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Christopher Phillips - "Hawaiian Navigation by the Stars"
Mar 20, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Lunakanawai Hauanio - "Ekamailio Hawai`i Kakou Hoomanao Ike Kane"
Feb 20, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Leilehua Yuen & Manu Josiah - "Mo`olelo o na Hoku"
Jan 16, 2010
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Manny Mattos - Dry Land Forest Advocate
Dec 19, 2009
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
James "Kimo" Keali`i Pihana - Kupuna
Nov 21, 2009
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Leilehua Yuen - "Makahiki!"
Oct 17, 2009
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Ku`ulei Kanahele - "The Kumulipo: Genesis of the Hawaiian Universe"
Sep 19, 2009
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Kaluna - "High Mountain Protocol and Lauhala Weaving"
Aug 15, 2009
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Leilehua Yuen & Manu Josiah - "Mo`olelo o na Hoku"
Jul 18, 2009
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Koa Rice - "Kilakila o Mauna a Wakea"
Jun 20, 2009
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
James "Kimo" Keali`i Pihana - Kupuna
May 16, 2009
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Manny Mattos - Dry Land Forest Advocate
Apr 18, 2009
Malalo o Ka Po Lani
Leilehua Yuen, "I'll Weave a Lei of Stars for You"

March, 2009 - Kalu Lua - Stories of Mauna Kea and Weaving of Lauhala

August, 2008 - Kalu Lua - Stories of Mauna Kea, High Mountain Protocol, Stories and Chants

July, 2008 - Kalani Nakoa - Ahuena Heiau

May, 2008 - Leilehua Yuen - Stories of Song and Dance about Mauna Kea

April, 2008 - Kalu Lua - Malama `Aina, Punalu`u Preservation

March, 2008 - Momi Subiono - Plants and Animals of the Mountain Region, Stories and Chants

February, 2008 - Aunty Kahalelaukoa - Hawaiian Astronomy, Past, Present and Future

January, 2008 - Heli Silva - Stories and Songs of the Sister Goddesses

December, 2007 - Leilehua Yuen - Songs and Dances of Mauna Kea, Makahiki, Makili`i

November, 2007 - Buttons Lovell - Arts and Crafts, Weaving Mahiole

October, 2007 - Kaui Baker - Mauna Kea Ohana, The Kumulipo

September, 2007 - Kimo Pihana - Mountain Protocol

August, 2007 - Holuao Pelegrino - Ko`i, Stone Crafters

December, 2005 - Leilehua Yuen - Makahiki Celebration

November, 2005 - Kahalelaukoa Ell - Mauna Kea, the Sacred Temple

October, 2005 - Ehulani Stephany - Hula Halau

September, 2005 - Manu Josiah

August, 2005 - Mahealani Henry - Hawaiian Spirituality

July, 2005 - Leilehua Yuen - Hawaiian Astronomy

June, 2005 - Agnes Pung - The Art of Lauhala Weaving

March, 2004 - Dr. Greg Brenner - Wekiu Bug Ecology and Monitoring

November, 2003 - Jessica Leiahi Lindsey - `Opihi and Mauna Kea

October, 2003 - Kahalelaukoa Ell - A Journey to Mauna Kea

September, 2003 - Dr. Paul Coleman - Hawaiian Stargazing

August, 2003 - Luana Neff

July, 2003 - Leilehua Yuen - Sharing Stories of Mauna Kea and Poliahu

June, 2003 - Luana Neff

May, 2003 - Lei Kihoi - Native Customs

April, 2003 - Kalikoa Beamer-Trapp - Mahina Over Mauna Kea

March, 2003 - Leilehua Omphroy - Hawaiian Traditions

February, 2003 - Haunani Joaquin

January, 2003 - Ipo Nihipali - Native Birds


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