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SPRING BREAK: Hip Hop Alchemy/Making Wrongs Right/Turning Hewa Into Pono

  • Hale Ali'iolani ( 417 S King St Honolulu, HI 96813 (map)


SPRING BREAK Workshop led by Punahele and Illnomadic, participants will use music as a tool to address issues and cause change. Through creative hip hop writing, we will examine historical events, as well as the present-day results of the actions taken by individuals in and around Ali’iolani Hale before, during, and after the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Documenting resistance through mele. Making Hewa into Pono. Addressing the difficult realities of the betrayal of settlers against a country who showed them nothing but aloha.

Sponsored by the Honolulu Biennial and the King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center.

This event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is required. Limited to 50 students.