Posted on April 15, 2012 by Damon
Kekui Kanahele chants a "mele inoa" (name chant) prior to the Hawaiian Cultural Panel. (Pictures provided by the Pillars of Peace)
This afternoon His Holiness The Dalai Lama held a cultural panel with Hawaiian leaders. Here are some pictures from that event.
A Hawaiian Cultural Panel “The Importance of Native Intelligence in Modern Times,” included Pualani Kanahele, Ph.D., master hula teacher and director of Hawaiian traditional knowledge research at Hawaii Community College.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet listens to a Hawaiian Cultural Panel entitled “The Importance of Native Intelligence in Modern Times.”
His Holiness thanks Nainoa Thompson, president of the Polynesian Voyaging Society, following todays panel.
Nainoa Thompson presents His Holiness with a canoe paddle made of Koa Wood
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet greets Governor Neil Abercrombie and his wife, Dr. Nancie Caraway following the Hawaiian Cultural Panel
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