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Aloha Culture and Earth Wisdom in Music, Dance and Word
Sat, 23 April 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PDT
Tickets also available from Lyle's Place, 770 Yates St.
Transport yourself to another time and place with Puna Kalama Dawson (Kaipuha’a o Kekauilani Na Pua Hala o Kau’ai), an internationally reknown keeper of ancient Hawaiian wisdom.
Puna is highly regarded as a beloved keeper of ancient Hawaiian wisdom. She humbly and generously shares the vast spiritual knowledge of her lineage by facilitating ceremony and healing, hosting cultural exchanges in all parts of the world, especially Europe, Japan, Mexico and North America.
An Ambassador of Aloha and conscious caring education, Puna is credited with creating a cultural public charter school, Kanuikapono, that supports traditional Hawaiian values of Aloha, indigenous organic gardening for food self sufficiency, as well as lovingly prepares the students for the world of today. Puna is also on the board of Leadership Kaui.
Puna is a direct heir and beneficiary to Queen Kalama who was married to Kamehameha, the Third King of the Hawaiian Islands. Her mother, Elizabeth K. Kalama, also known as “Aunty Nana” is a direct heir to Queen Lili’uokalani who was the reigning Queen before the overthrow of the Hawaiian Islands. Her father was Charles Allen Kalama II.
Her stories, songs and mastery of Hula makes her visit to Victoria one not to be missed!