O‘ahu Cemetery & Historic Hawai‘i Foundation Present A Musical Journey Through O‘ahu Cemetery A historical tour commemorating O‘ahu Cemetery’s

A Musical Journey Through O‘ahu Cemetery

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  • Start: Aug 23 2019 17:00
  • Finish: Aug 23 2019 20:15
  • Time zone: Pacific/Honolulu
O‘ahu Cemetery & Historic Hawai‘i Foundation Present A Musical Journey Through O‘ahu Cemetery A historical tour commemorating O‘ahu Cemetery’s 175th Anniversary  Join us for a celebratory evening featuring a narrated walking tour with live hula and musical performances honoring the works of eight notable musicians buried at O‘ahu Cemetery: R. Alex Anderson Charles K. L. Davis Nathaniel B. Emerson Ululani Jabulka James Makee Bina Mossman Johnny Noble Ellen Prendergast   Enjoy a post tour discussion with guests and performers hosted by local historian Nanette Napoleon and musical directors Kumu Hula Ka‘anohi and Nathan Aipa.   DATES: Friday, August 23 & Saturday, August 24, 2019 (The program repeats each night.) TIME:   5:00 to 8:00 PM  VENUE: O‘ahu Cemetery, 2162 Nu‘uanu Avenue, Honolulu COST: $60 per person includes heavy pūpū and drinks    Space is limited to 80 people each night.   Founded in 1844, Oʻahu Cemetery is Hawaii’s oldest public graveyard and the permanent residence of hundreds of prominent history makers including noted Bishop Museum anthropologist, Kenneth Emory; railroad pioneer, Benjamin F. Dillingham; and beloved Hawaiian musical star Bina Mossman, to name a few.   Located on 18 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in lower Nuuanu Valley, near downtown Honolulu, Oʻahu Cemetery is a classic example of an early American “rural” cemetery, distinguished by a park-like setting, and an eye-catching array of ornately carved upright tombstones.   Co-sponsored by:     Frequently Asked Questions:   What time should I arrive?  Plan to arrive and check in by 5:00 p.m. The event schedule will be: 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.: Welcome reception with heavy pūpū and drinks.6:00 to 7:30 p.m.: Walking tour featuring live performers and narration.  7:30 to 8:15 p.m.: Additional pūpū service and talk story with guests and performers.   How do I get to O‘ahu Cemetery? Click here for directions.  Where do I park? There is free parking on the grounds. Is the event content the same each night? Yes. How much walking is there? A mile or less, total. Guests will visit 4 stations. Each station will have a tent and seating.   Will there be food at the event? Yes, there will be heavy pūpū and drinks throughout. What is the dress code for the event? Casual attire and comfortable walking shoes.  When do I pay?  How much do tickets cost? Pay on the Eventbrite event page. Tickets are $60 per person. Will the event go on rain or shine? Yes.  Please bring a small umbrella and rain gear, just in case. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please call Historic Hawaii Foundation at 808-523-2900 or email [email protected]

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