• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Hālau Ulumamo o Hilo Palikū

Nā Leo Manu - Heavenly Voices
E Komo Mai . . . Come and enjoy an evening of hula with Hālau Ulumamo o Hilo Palikū, under the direction of Kumu Hula Mamo Brown. A life-long resident of Hilo, Mamo was formally trained by Nalani Kanaka'ole and Pualani Kanaka'ole Kanahele of Hālau o Kekuhi in the 'ai ha'a or low bombastic style of hula. After her uniki (graduation), she started her own hālau and is carrying on this traditional form of hula. The hālau will perform Pele and ma'i hula and the audience will have the opportunity to learn a Halema'uma'u hula.

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...