Kihei History Night at the Library Tuesday on Palauea

UPDATE 10/24/15   Did you catch this last year?. If you missed it this duo is doing it again on Tuesday evening, NOV 3 at 6:00 PM at the Kihei Library.

KIHEI HISTORY NIGHT: THE LAND OF PALAUEA- THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF WAILE‘A
Tuesday, July 1, 6:00 p.m.
Kihei Public Library

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This 90-minute program will include a historical slide show and community talk story focusing on the history of what is now one of South Maui’s most famous “destination resorts” the planned community of “Waile’a.”  The presentation will cover many centuries, from Maui’s pre-contact days to the birth of  “Wailea: City of Flowers” described in 1970’s real estate brochures. The ancient ahupua’a of Palauea begins at the northern edge of Maui Meadows and ends just before the Kea Lani resort. Palauea is the solemn resting place of hundreds of traditional Hawaiian burials dating all the way back to the 14th century. There is a long, deep and fascinating story to be told about this land of twisting blue rock gulches leading to white sand beach coves full of fish and sea life.

Enjoy an illustrated slide show of the historical and cultural sites that still remain to tell the story of this world renown area of Maui. The slide show will be facilitated by local historical researchers, Lucienne de Naie and Daniel Kanahele. Kama’aina of the area are also been invited to share their family stories and remembrances of the region.

Program is suitable for ages 12 and older.  For more information, call 875-6833.

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