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Bridging The Gap~October 12th, 2020: N? Leo ??iwi no ka L? ??iwi!

Kaua?i Historical Society

Hau?oli L? ??iwi i? k?kou a pau! Happy Indigenous People's Day! DJ mrnick asked me to switch with him today to celebrate ka po?e ??iwi o k?ia ??ina nei, ka po?e Hawai?i ho?i. 

Tonight we are taking a look at how our mele have survived and evolved over hundreds of years from chants and hula ??lapa to being sung with modern instrumentation today.

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Paige Okamura (DJ Mermaid) is a keiki papa of Māeaea, Waialua, Oʻahu. She's fluent in Hawaiian and is currently pursuing her MA in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Her expertise in Hawaiian music is based out of her love for her language and her culture. She honed her expertise in Hawaiian music at KTUH FM Honolulu as the former host of the Hawaiian language show "Kīpuka Leo" before branching out to create her own bi-lingual show "Kai Leo Nui." She's also a versatile club DJ trained by our very own dj mr. nick with an eclectic, diverse musical library. She hosts Hawaiʻi Kulāiwi and is the Tuesday night host of "Bridging The Gap."
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