The Story of Hawaii Museum Ongoing Events
The Story of Hawaii Museum presents regularly scheduled events designed to delight, entertain and educate.
HAWAIIAN HISTORY EVENINGS FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH 5-7PM • $15 ADMISSION
Mele Fong presents a brief talk with PowerPoint presentation followed by The Hawaiian Serenaders performing music from the days of Hawaii Calls and beyond. Also at these special evenings, guests enjoy refreshments while learning about Hawaii's history in the ambiance of the museum. Topics are relevant to the month in Hawaiian history.
HAWAIIAN HISTORY TALKS ON THURSDAYS BEGINS NOVEMBER 2012
10AM, 11:30AM, 1PM, AND 2:30PM • $7 ADMISSION LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE; SESSIONLASTS45MINUTES• RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Discover the fascinating tales of the Islands with Mele Fong featuring stories and powerpoint presentation about topics relating to this month in Hawaiian history.
Mele Fong, historian for the Ahahui Ka'ahumanu Chapter IV Wailuku, Maui, is a member of the royal society of Native Hawaiian women that honors Queen Ka'ahumanu, favorite wife of King Kamehameha the Great. In addition, Mele and her husband, Richard Tom, perform music professionally as the duo e Hawaiian Serenaders. ey both sing and play ukulele and bass, and have represented the state of Hawai'i at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Mele is a mentor at the Institute of Hawai- ian Music at the University of Hawaii Maui College, and teaches private ukulele lessons.
Schedule of Monthly Topics for Hawaiian History Talks on Thursdays and Hawaiian History Evenings
Birthday of the Hawaiian Kingdom (Aug. 1810) and the State (Aug. 21, 1959)
Queen Lili'uokalani's birthday (Sept. 2, 1838)
Kaiulani's birthday (Oct. 16, 1875)
Aloha Festivals & Unique Facts of Hawaii
Mele Kalikimaka (Christmas/Makahiki season in Hawaii)
Maui's Historical Places (virtual journey around the island)
Prince Kuhio's Birthday (Mar. 26, 1871)
National Women's History Month, Queen Ka'ahumanu's birthday (Mar. 17, 1768)
Merrie Monarch Festival and King David Kalakaua
May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii
King Kamehameha Day (June 11)
Chief Pi'ilani and the Golden Age of Maui
For reservations, please visit our event section here or call Story of Hawaii Museum (808) 242-6938