Nā Wai Chamber Choir Begins Big Island Tour May 11

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The Nā Wai Chamber Choir will be touring Big Island in May and performing in multiple venues across the island. The musical journey honors the music of both historic and modern-day mana wāhine centered around the mo’olelo of Hiʻiaka! Based in Honolulu, Nā Wai Chamber choir is a professional vocal ensemble that preserves, propagates, and innovates the legacy of Hawaiian choral music. Hilo native, Dr. Jace Kaholokula Saplan will lead the ensemble on their annual kauwela tour. Admission is free for all concerts, and donations are welcome.

The Nā Wai Chamber Choir Big Island tour includes:

Hilo—May 11, First United Protestant Church at 7:30 PM.
Location: 1350 Waianuenue Ave. (808) 935-1072

Ka’u—May 12, Kauaha’ao Church at 11:30 AM
Location: 95-1642 Pinao St. (808) 937-2155

Honokaa— May 13, Hawaiian Cultural Center of Hamakua at 6:00 PM
Location: 6904, 45-3490 Mamane St., Honokaa. (808) 494-0626

Volcano— May 14, Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium Volcano National Park at 7:00 PM
Location: 1 Crater Rim Dr. (808) 985-6000


Established in 2009, Nā Wai Chamber Choir is an ensemble dedicated to the preservation, propagation, and innovation of Hawaiian choral music. Since their inception, Nā Wai has commissioned and mentored emerging Native Hawaiian composers and conductors, toured throughout rural Hawaiian communities, and led workshops on the performance of Hawaiian choral music throughout the country.

For more info, please visit: https://www.nawaichamberchoir.com

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