Creativity, General

The Earth, Our Sustenance video series

A new episodic video series, called “The Earth, Our Sustenance” will start running in 2020.  This series will feature stories, music videos, and humorous digressions appropriate for all ages.  If you are interested in being notified when they start, please sign up for our “CREATIVITY” newsletter.

General, Malama `Aina


As part of an effort to share and spread the kukia`imauna movement, Lanakila Mangauil was invited to speak in Pahoa 0n 10/29.  The evening gathering of over 100 people began with sundown protocols, which Lanakila shared are taking places at multiple locations on Hawai`i and at sundown at mainland locations.  The pule and hula were… Read More Kukia`imauna

General, Malama `Aina

Select Indigenous Activism Hotspots

Here is a very introductory list of places on the planet where indigenous peoples are currently involved in struggles against the attempts of oppressive regimes/corporations to develop their land-base.  Check back here occasionally, or sign up for the Malama `Aina newsletter on the sidebar to your right, for updates.  Currently, the Wet’suwet’en people could really… Read More Select Indigenous Activism Hotspots

General, Marimbas

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The best way to receive updates about Kunzwa Marimba Ensemble performance, marimba classes, and general marimba music information is to sign up for our email newsletter.  I will be conscientious to always have these posts contain important marimba-only information (about once a week, on average), so that your inbox doesn’t become cluttered.   If, after… Read More Join Marimba Newsletter List

General, Marimbas

Marimba Party by the Halepua`a Forest Reserve

On Saturday, June 8, Kunzwa Marimba Ensemble was privileged to play a private community/birthday party at a beautiful, rustic lodge right on the border of the Halepua`a Forest Reserve.  Attended by Koa`e Community Association members and close friends, the performance was intimate, with subtle solar lighting and the call of coqui between songs.  The evening… Read More Marimba Party by the Halepua`a Forest Reserve