Join us for our new program series, Kahaukani Conversations.
Kahaukani, the Mānoa Valley wind, & Kauakuahine, the misty rain of Mānoa, are the parents of Kahalaopuna, Rainbow Princess of Mānoa.
In Search of Pukaʻōmaʻomaʻo,
Kaʻahumanu’s Mānoa Retreat
with Dr. Patrick Kirch
Dr. Patrick V. Kirch is a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Born in Hawaiʻi, Dr. Kirch received his Ph.D. from Yale and taught at the University of California, Berkeley, for three decades before recently returning to the Islands. Dr. Kirch has conducted archaeological research throughout Hawaiʻi and the Pacific Islands. His most recent book, Heiau, ʻĀina, Lani: The Hawaiian Temple System in Ancient Kahikinui and Kaupō, Maui, synthesizes 25 years of research on the ancient temple system of Maui.
Kahaukani Conversations is supported in part by a grant from Mālama Mānoa.