Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai | Episode 5: Pō & the 4fathers
ʻŌiwi TV’s original music series “Mele ma ka Lihiwai” presents its fifth episode located at Kaʻelepulu river in Kailua, Oʻahu. In this episode, we are joined by Pō & the 4fathers. This group consists of kāne from Hawaiʻi and Oʻahu islands including, Kalei Young, Chris Peʻa, Roman Corpuz, Kiliona Young, and Kawaioli Hoe. In this episode, these kāne share with us original mele composed from a uniquly Hawaiian perspective celebrating ʻōlelo (language), ʻāina (land), and the lāhui (people and places of Hawaiʻi). Throughout the episode, our host Amy Kalili strings together the beautiful mele with a bit of walaʻau, or talk-story moments, that highlight the stories behind each mele performed.
Enjoy this episode, and those of many other talented artists of Hawaiʻi on “Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai” only on oiwi.tv and Spectrum Digital Channel 326.
About the Series
ʻŌiwi TV presents the second season of “Mele ma ka Lihiwai”, an original 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 every other week beginning in August 2017 on Spectrum digital channel 326 or online at oiwi.tv.