ʻAha Kāne- Māhū: The 3rd Gender

ʻAha Kāne- Māhū: The 3rd Gender

Walking the line between Kū and Hina. Historically, māhū or transgender males, assumed key roles in ancient Hawaiian society, often esteemed for their skills in oration, healing, and various other traditions. The panel will share their experiences on misconceptions and stereotypes of māhū while educating about the cultural significance of māhū as a foundation for personal esteem and identity.


Speakers: Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, & Kāwika Tengan,

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