Pōhāhā I Ka Lani Benefit to Restore Loi
A benefit concert for Pōhāhā I Ka Lani will be held on Friday, Jan. 20, at Honoka‘a People’s Theater.
Doors will open at 6 p.m.; the show will begin at 6:30 and end at 10 p.m.
Roots reggae artists Mishka, Buckman Coe, Caleb Hart and traditional & contemporary Hawaiian artist Hualalai Keohuloa will provide the entertainment.
Pōhāhā I Ka Lani is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit that provides programs for the continuation and advancement of Hawaiian cultural knowledge, wisdom and practices through the generations.
Pōhāhā I Ka Lani is currently restoring loʻi (wet land taro patches) in Nāpoʻopoʻo, Waipiʻo Valley. The kuʻauna (walls surrounding the taro patches) dates back to between 800 and 1200 AD.
Island ancestors have built the foundation, and now in this generation ,Pōhāhā I Ka Lani is helping to restore the loʻi to be able to feed many.