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State of Aloha

State of Aloha

By Andrea Olalia
State of Aloha takes an in-depth look into Hawai’i beyond beautiful beaches and tourism, diving into its rich culture and history through the voices of its people. Each episode will focus on a specific piece of Hawaiian history, life, and values. Join me on this adventure of discovering the true state of aloha.
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O Wai Kou Inoa: Hawaiian Names with Paddy Pilialoha Kakihara
In the this episode, I spoke with Paddy Kakihara, my grandmother about Hawaiian names in our ohana - naming her kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids! A very personal episode that gives a a peek into my personal moʻolelo or story.
40:15
June 01, 2021
Hula: A Way of Life with Pōmaikaʻi Gaui
Kumu hula Pōmaikaʻi Gaui and I talk about his journey to becoming a kumu hula (hula teacher), the importance of Ōlelo Hawaiʻi in hula, incorporating your local flora in hula adornments, and how to live hula everyday.
46:44
May 22, 2021
Keeping the Hawaiian Language Alive with Kekoa Harman
In this episode, Kekoa Harman, an Associate Professor at the University of Hawai’i, Hilo and I discuss the evolution and re-claiming of the Hawaiian language, common mistakes when speaking Hawaiian and at the end of the episode he performs a portion of a chant.
46:51
May 12, 2021
Wayfinding & Sustainability with Catherine Fuller
In this episode, Catherine Fuller, a member of the Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) and a history teacher at ‘Iolani Schools, and I talk about the Polynesian Migration, sustainability, her experiences sailing aboard Hōkūleʻa and Wayfinding.
54:41
May 03, 2021
State of Aloha - Trailer
State of Aloha takes an in-depth look into Hawai’i beyond beautiful beaches and tourism, diving into its rich culture and history through the voices of its people. Each episode will focus on a specific piece of Hawaiian history, life, and values. Join me on this adventure of discovering the true state of aloha. Launching in May!
01:30
April 18, 2021