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Pōhāhā I Ka Lani Benefit to Restore Loi

January 16, 2017, 9:17 AM HST
* Updated September 8, 5:05 PM
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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.

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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.

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