The Legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalaniJanuary 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library Alcove
A free program celebrating the enduring legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani presented by the Hawaii State Public Library System.
Queen Lydia Lili‘uokalani, the last reigning monarch of Hawaii, was renowned for her music, love for her homeland, and complete dedication to the needs of her people. The Queen expressed her aloha for her people through her actions and the examples she set.
This program will feature selected readings from “Hawai‘i’s Story by Hawai‘i’s Queen” written by Queen Lili‘uokalani, a sing-along of the Queen’s music from “The Queen’s Songbook” published by Hui Hanai, a 10-minute film vignette “Ku‘u Aina Aloha” that expresses the love of these islands as inspired by the Queen, and a brief talk story moderated by members of the Iolani Guild of the Episcopal Church in Hawai‘i.
Meleanna Aluli Meyer (artist, art-educator, and filmmaker), who is a descendant of Emma Nawahi (the close confidante of Queen Lili‘uokalani), will serve as narrator of this participatory program.
The Queen Lili‘uokalani Trust, Hui Hanai, Native Books/Na Mea Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines, Alexander & Baldwin, the Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center, Pu‘uhonua Society and the Iolani Guild of the Episcopal Church of Hawaii are sponsoring this 45-minute program that is suitable for ages 12 and older.
UHM Library Service, Mānoa Campus