Mo'olelo Under the Moon

SUBHEAD: Master Storyteller Randy Wichman will present at at Limahuli Garden. By Jon Letman on 19 June 2009, National Tropical Botanical Gardens - image above: Illustration provided by NTBG WHO: Randy Wichman, President of the Kauai Historical Society. WHERE: Limahuli Garden and Preserve in Haena, located on the Kūhio Highway approximately ¼ -mile before Ke‘e Beach. WHEN: Friday July 3rd, 7:30 to 9:00pm WHAT: Second event in an outdoor series offers a very special opportunity to learn about Kaua‘i’s cultural history from contemporary keepers of these arts while experiencing the majesty and mana of Limahuli Garden in the moonlight. Advance sales are available immediately with proceeds benefiting Limahuli Garden and Preserve. Transmission of oral histories through storytelling, music, and dance are among some of the most highly esteemed Hawaiian arts and there may be no finer place on Kaua‘i to enjoy a master storyteller share historical tales of Hā‘ena, including the epic of Pele and Hi‘iaka. Mr. Wichman is the president of the Kaua‘i Historical Society and a native Hawaiian. The cost for this summer’s eve event is $35 when purchased by July 2 or $40 on the day of the event, with a $5 discount for Garden members. There is no charge for children under 13 accompanied by an adult. Attendees are asked to bring a beach chair, mat, and at least one flashlight per family. Parking is very limited and carpooling is strongly encouraged and appreciated. SPONSORED BY: National Tropical Botanical Gardens (NTBG), Limahuli Garden and Preserve CONTACT: Call Limahuli Garden’s Visitor Center at 826-1053 to reserve your place and pay by credit card, or stop by the Center. Limahuli Garden is open Tuesday - Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Visit on the Web to learn more about these and other activities and offerings at Limahuli Garden.

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