Na Mele: Traditions in Hawaiian Song

Ledward Kaapana and Family

Special | 28m 46s

On most Friday evenings, slack key artist Ledward Kaapana gets together with his neighbors to share potluck dishes, laughter and music. For Ledward, it’s a tradition that goes back to his younger days in Kalapana on the island of Hawaii. “When I was growing up, we used to have kani ka pila…everybody sit down and enjoy, listen to music,” Ledward remembers.

Aired: 08/31/15

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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