Merrie Monarch Enrichment @ 'Imiloa Astronomy Center “Haku Mele Masters of Our Time,” a panel of Hawaiian poets, orators and song writers discuss the art of composing in Hawaiian language, including Dr. Larry Kimura, Manu Boyd, Kainani Kahaunaele and Dr. Hiapo Perreira, at 10 a.m. Boyd to perform at 1 p.m. Tickets $8. Seating is limited. Call 969-9703.
Hawai'iana Live @ Hilo Palace Theater Live presentations of Hawaiian culture through storytelling, film, music, oli and hula. 11-11:45 a.m. $5.
How Mele Developed @ Basically Books Kohala historian and folklorist Boyd Bond discusses the development of Hawaiian Mele from ancient chant to modern song, free, 11:30 a.m. Call 961-0144.
Volcanoscapes @ Basically Books Emmy Award-winning videographer Mick Kalber shows highlights of his new DVD “Volcanoscapes….Dancing with the Goddess,” free, 2 p.m. Call 961-0144.
Merrie Monarch Events @ 'Imiloa Astronomy Center Imiloa Astronomy Center celebrates Merrie Monarch with a panel of celebrated composers discussing the art of composing Hawaiian songs at 10 a.m.,Atrium Music by Lei `Ula and Kainani Kahaunaele at noon, and a musical Performance by Manu Boyd at 1 p.m.