Under the direction of Noe Hussey, the senior class pay tribute to the lehua blossom in their coed mele entitled Kuʻu Maha Lehua. A handful of haumāna gathered together under the roof of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel on the Kapālama campus as part of the reimagined Song Contest program: “I Mau Ke Aloha ‘Āina: 101 Years of Song Contest,” which premiers Friday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. on K5.
In a move to reclaim some of what has been lost due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the students of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama will proudly present “I Mau Ke Aloha ‘Āina: 101 Years of Song Contest,” airing on Friday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. on K5.
A celebration two years in the making, haumāna express their love for the land and lāhui with original mele composed and showcased in an unprecedented virtual choir performance. Shot at various sites around the Kapālama campus, the production honors the next 100 years of resiliency, transformation and innovation for our lāhui.
For the first time ever, the viewing audience is invited to participate in the Song Contest experience by voting for their favorite mele performances of the evening. Voting will go live on the Song Contest website starting Friday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m., and will close Monday, May 10 at noon. The mele with the most votes will be crowned the fan favorite.