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Arts & Culture reports from HPR's Noe Tanigawa
The New York Times praises Keigwin and Company for combining kinetic street energy and academic technique. Their dances have been called stylish, witty, and full of heart. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa spoke with the company’s founder at home in New York City as they prepare for a series of concerts in Hawai’i.
The Hawai’i Tourism Authority is expecting 2012 to be a record breaking year for visitor expenditures. By November last year, visitor spending was already over two billion dollars ahead of 2011. You may have noticed Waikiki is hopping, and HPR’s Noe Tanigawa found a crowd gathered around these visitors who turned street performers for a day.
Kamehameha III declared that “Mine is a kingdom of literacy” reflecting the commitment that made Hawai’i one of the most literate nations of its time. Written Hawaiian was established in about 1823, and by the 1840’s, literacy among native Hawaiians was estimated at over 90 percent. In recent years researchers have been uncovering the bounty of knowledge in Hawaiian language ne
A hard working group of local teens will be performing an award winning but somewhat oddly named musical next weekend. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports Hawai’i Education of the Arts is sponsoring the project as part of year round efforts to support creativity in young peoples’ lives.
For tickets or to find out more about Hawai'i Education for the Arts: