After Dark in the Park Video Archives - September 27 2011
September 27, 2011 - "MANA I KA LEO: The Power of Voice"
"Mana I Ka Leo - Power of the Voice" is a stunning documentary film that examines the cultural importance of oli, the Hawaiian tradition of chant. The film points to the revival of oli as a way of life, linking the ancient sounds of the past to the voices and ears of contemporary practitioners. Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park invites you to join producer Dawn Kaniaupio and director Ruben Carrillo for a special screening of "Mana I Ka Leo: Power of the Voice" winner of the Audience Award for Favorite Short Film at the 2010 Hawaii International Film Festival. Copies of this powerful and inspiring DVD will be available for purchase and autographs.
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Did You Know?
Only two butterflies found in Hawai`i are native. The Kamehameha Butterfly (Vanessa tameamea) is Hawai`i's state insect, brightly colored, and larger than the Blackburn's blue (Udara blackburni).