Hawai'iana Live at the Palace in Hilo - August 31, 2011 @ 11a.m.
30 minutes from Hale Moana Bed & Breakfast:
Where: Hilo, Big Island Hawaii, Palace Theater;
When: August 31, 2011, 11a.m.
Hawai`iana Live!: E Lili`u E: Rick Mazeraski opens the show with the resounding strains of the Palace Theater's vintage pipe organ. Quack Moor shares a bit of the history of Hilo's historic Palace Theater before introducing the Palace Theater’s Hosts of Hawai`iana, Leilehua Yuen and Manu Josiah who share chants and songs of Lili`uokalani, last monarch of the Hawaiian Islands. Born on 2 September 1838, her life crossed into a new century as she watched continuous change wash over her island nation. Her joy and her comfort were found in music, which she graciously shared. She passed away on 11 November, 1917. Hawai`iana Live! presents a different facet of Hawaiian history and culture each Wednesday at 11:00 am in the Palace Theater, 38 Haili St. Hilo. $5 general admission. keiki under 12 free. For more information, on the theater and the show, call 934-7010.