• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Meleana Ulrich-Manuel - January 19 2011 Performance at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park Visitor Center

Come and enjoy an evening of Hawaiian music and dance with Kumu Meleana Ulrich Manuel and Halau Ke `Olu Makani O Mauna Loa.

The halau from Volcano, Hawai`i celebrated its 20th year in 2010. Through song and dance, with confidence and respect, the halau seeks to perpetuate Hawaiian culture, history and protocol.

Meleana Ulrich-Manuel studied under the late Kumu Hula George Na`ope. Her halau has participated in hula festivals and competitions throughout Hawai`i, the mainland and Japan.

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Did You Know?

Waha`ula Visitor Center surrendering to lava.

From 1983 to 1991, lava flows repeatedly invaded communities on Kīlauea's coastal south flank burying eight miles of highway and destroying 181 houses and a visitor center in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park.