September 3, 4, 9, and 10, 2017
Living history walking tours on the grounds of ‘Iolani Palace retracing four pivotal days leading up to and including the overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy
Tours at 4:00 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 4:40 p.m., & 5:00 p.m.
Meet in front of the Hawai‘i State Library
Reservations required: Sign-up at this link: www.hawaiiponoi.info
Hula and oli will be performed from this historic period that express adoration of Queen Lili‘uokalani and the concerns and unrest aroused by the overthrow.
Performance on September 3 at 3:30 p.m.
Native Hawaiian scholars on hand at the end of each walking tour to answer questions and provide additional historical context.
Pacific Tongues performances of contemporary poems on Native Hawaiian issues, identity, the future.
Mai Poina: The Overthrow is a walking tour sponsored by the Hawai‘i Pono‘¯ı Coalition, a hui founded in 2007 to educate those who live in and visit Hawai‘i about its true history and the Native Hawaiian people. Sponsorship is also provided in part by the following organizations:
- Hawai‘i Pono‘ī Coalition
- Office of Hawaiian Affairs
- ‘Iolani Palace
- Kamehameha Schools
- ‘Aha Mele