Nā Mo‘o Ka‘ao o Hilo Nei: Tales of Hilo

July 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Lyman Museum
276 Haili St
Hilo, HI 96720
Jackie Pualani Johnson

Jackie Pualani Johnson

(for keiki)

The lore of Hilo includes mythological heroes facing troublesome creatures, a savvy goddess who saves her people from famine, and cross-island links to powerful deities residing just out of reach, in lava-strewn terrain.  Join Jackie Pualani Johnson as she travels the Wailuku River and scales Hāla‘i Hill in storytelling fashion, bringing to life colorful ancients whose antics and craftiness paint a landscape of Hilo-one, near the sea; Hilo-Hanakahi, toward Keaukaha; and Hilo-pali-kū, east of the river.  This performance is a preview of a storytelling video that will be part of the Museum’s new Island Heritage Gallery!  Monday evening’s performance presents storytelling for the usual Saigo Series audience.  Saturday afternoon’s event is specially designed for keiki, who will listen to the stories and participate in creative drama activities linked to the action and characters in the tales.  Limited seating on chairs will be available for parents, while keiki will sit and move about on the carpeted floor. 

Admission to these wonderful programs is free to Museum members, and $3.00 for nonmembers.  Please support the Museum by becoming a member, and enjoy all Saigo Series programs, all year round, at no charge!  Seating is limited; first come, first seated.  ON MONDAY EVENINGS ONLY, additional parking is available next door at Hilo Union School, Kapiolani St. entrance; park, then walk through our green gate in the rock wall

On Monday evenings, doors open at 6:30PM.  E komo mai!