Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai | Episode 5: Kaʻikena Scanlan
ʻŌiwi TV’s original music series “Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai” presents its sixth episode of season 4, located at Kaʻelepulu river in Kailua, Oʻahu. In this episode, we are joined with Kaʻikena Scanlan and some of his hoa hoʻokani mele sharing their twist of Hawaiian reggae music. Join us as we talk story about this Oʻahu native, his ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi journey and how that helped to lead him towards his mele Hawaiʻi creative process.
“Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai” is an original ʻŌiwi TV series celebrating the unique sounds of Hawaiʻi’s most renowned and talented musicians, bringing together celebrated artists performing traditional local favorites alongside new original compositions. Stringing these musical pieces together are talk story sessions – many ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi – about the inspirations and personal sentiments behind the diverse range of mele that each artist shares with us.
Watch a new episode of this season every other week beginning in May 2019 on Spectrum digital channel 326 or online at oiwi.tv.