• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Haku Mele Workshop Original Compositions

 
Enjoy an evening of music by local island songwriters. In August 2012, the park sponsored its first Hawaiian Music Songwriter's Retreat. Participants from Hawai'i island and as far away as California attended the three-day workshop. Original Hawaiian compositions were created through experiential and interactive presentations and small group sessions in songwriting. Featured artists for the evening's program will include Kauhane Heloca, Ida Hanohano, Desiree Cruz, Doodie Downs, Ku'u Makuakāne, Ali'i Keanaaina, Pililani Pua-Kaipo and Olanui Robbins. Kenneth Makuakāne closes the evening with a special concert.
 

Did You Know?

Glowing, reddish-orange lava flowing on the surface at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park

Kīlauea Volcano has erupted lava almost continuously from its east rift zone since 1983. These lava flows have added about 500 acres of new land to the southern shore of Kīlauea and covered 8.7 miles (14 km) of highway with lava as deep as 115 feet (35 m). More...