Mele ma ka Mauna | Lanakila Mangauil: “What is Kapu Aloha?” Speech

Mele ma ka Mauna | Lanakila Mangauil: “What is Kapu Aloha?” Speech

Lanakila Mangauil makes a speech on Kapu Aloha for the crowd during Mele ma ka Mauna on Maunakea.

ʻŌiwi TV presents “Mele ma ka Mauna”, an original series celebrating the unique movement and Kapu Aloha around the Thirty Meter Telescope construction on Mauna a Wākea. Set up at Hale Pōhaku on Maunakea, Mele ma ka Mauna brings together musicians and artists from all over Hawaiʻi pae ʻāina performing traditional mele ʻai pōhaku, or songs of sovereignty, alongside new original compositions. These performances were shot live, and were done with aloha ʻāina sentiments. Each group brought their songs and hula with intentions of celebrating the invaluable resources that Maunakea offers the people of Hawaiʻi.

ʻŌiwi TV reaches across generations, socio-economic statuses, and geographic locations as the sole media venue where the Hawaiian language, culture and perspective thrive. Through Digital Channel 326, ʻŌiwi TV reaches over 220,000 households across the entire State via Oceanic Time Warner Cable’s network. Through its website, mobile, and social media venues, ʻŌiwi TV is reaching Hawaiians everywhere and engaging a generation of Hawaiians that expect to access anything and everything from anywhere at anytime.


  1. Kawaihae Kekahuna Kamakea 9 years ago

    Aloha Kakou,

    Would it be alright someone from your station send me a copy of the video on speech Kapu Aloha with voice of Lanakila so I am able to send it to my granddaughter in New Mexico. I sure will appreciate it.

    Mahalo Nui Loa


  1. […] for us to continue enduring intolerable conditions, or to look away when we see wrong-doing. This kapu aloha compels us to act and speak with focus and courage. Particularly when this kapu has been put […]

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