About Kahe Mau Ka Wai A Waimea
This is an invitational artist event to honor the waters that flow through Waimea from Kohala Mountain into the ‘ili of ‘Ouli and neighboring lands, to the Waimea shoreline of Hāpuna, Kaunao‘a, and beyond; its wahi pana (storied places) and cultural landscape.
The opening of the show will take place on May 10 at 4:00 p.m. For information on other events, please see the schedule.
Kahe Mau Ka Wai A Waimea—is brought to you by a collaboration of partners volunteering their time and resources so that the mo‘olelo wahi pana, and precious watershed endures. Mahalo to: Ku‘ulei Keakealani, Keali‘i Bertelmann, Yvonne and Keoki Carter, Kahilu Theatre Foundation, The Kohala Center, and The Wai‘ula‘ula Watershed Partnership and others.
From Hawaiian Dictionary by Pukui and Elbert:
wai = water
mea = thing, object
waiwai = wealth, value, importance
kumu = foundation; source;
kumu waiwai = source of wealth
‘āina kumu wai = watershed
Kahe Mau Ka Wai A Waimea—Forever Shall the Waters of Waimea Flow
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