Malalo o Ka Po Lani

On the fourth 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.


Upcoming Presentations


Saturday, March 25th, 2017 -  Moʻolelo and Kaʻao: Storytelling in Hawaiian Culture

 In Western culture, stories are usually divided into fiction and non-fiction. In Hawaiian culture, they are divided into moʻolelo and kaʻao - stories meant to inform and stories meant to amuse. Join the award-winning storytelling team of Manu Josiah and LEilehua Yuen as they explain the role of traditional storytelling in Hawaiian culture, and share traditional tales.

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