Richard Ho‘opi‘i to perform free concert

Aug 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am. - 1:00 pm.

Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i will be the featured guest when Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions present Picnic for Poki at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Historic Ka’ahumanu Church in Wailuku.

Ho’opi’i has practiced the traditional Hawaiian art of leo ki’eki’e (falsetto) for most of his life. He and his brother Solomon were recipients in 1997 of the prestigious National Endowment of the Arts Folk Heritage Fellowship.

Roselani Place will serve fresh-baked cookies, coffee and water. Attendees are advised to bring a lawn chair or mat and their lunch to this free performance.

The church is at 103 S. High St. For more information, call 871-7720.