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The KS Kapālama Hawaiian Ensemble performed a hula in tribute to the late Senator Daniel Akaka.

KS Kapālama haumāna help pay tribute to Senator Akaka

May. 22, 2018

  • AUTHOR
  • Shaundor Chillingworth

To honor and celebrate the life of the late Senator Daniel Akaka, a memorial service was held at the Hawaiʻi State Capitol on Friday, May 18, 2018.

Students from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama, Akaka’s alma mater, performed during the program for the event with Hawaiian Ensemble, Marching Band and Concert Glee haumāna taking part in the festivities, sharing a hoʻokupu through their performances for the Akaka ʻohana, paying tribute to a beloved pua a Pauahi.

HONOLULU Magazine captured and shared a part of the performance that you can watch above.

Read more about Senator Akaka’s life in this "I Mua Newsroom" story.



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marching band, senator akaka, hawaiian ensemble, k-12, sp2020 goal 1, sp2020 goal 3, ks kapalama, alumni, performing arts

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Themes, Culture, Leadership, Newsroom, Campus Programs, Kapalama

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