Media release from the Kohala Center
KAMUELA, Hawai‘i—October 18, 2012—Hawaiian language professor Dr. Kekeha Solis brings life to ʻōlelo noʻeau (traditional Hawaiian proverbs) through technology and animation in the classroom. Solis will share his work and the importance of these efforts in an upcoming Eia Hawai‘i presentation in Hilo and a Puana Ka ‘Ike lecture in Kona.
His lectures, ‘I Ka ‘Ōlelo No Ke Ola: To Animate the Language, will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, October 25, at the University of Hawai‘i Hilo, Campus Center (CC) 301, and from 5:30–7 p.m. Friday, October 26, in the Keauhou Beach Resort ballroom.
A professor in the Kawaihuelani Hawaiian Language Department at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Solis has a diverse background and focuses on moving the Hawaiian language into the modern age for Hawaiians today.
For more information on Solis’ presentation, contact Joy Cunefare at (808) 322-5340 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For lecture schedules and webcasts of previous lectures, visit http://kohalacenter.org/puanakaike/about.html and www.keauhouresort.com/learn-puanakaike.html.
The Puana Ka ‘Ike and Eia Hawai‘i lecture series are presented in partnership with Keauhou-Kahalu‘u Education Group of Kamehameha Schools, The Kohala Center, the Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, and Keauhou Beach Resort.