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Merwin Conservancy Green Room memorial series kicks off Oct. 13

Pualani Kanaka‘ole Kanahele To read Merwin’s ‘The Folding Cliffs’

The Maui News

The Merwin Conservancy will present an evening with Hawaiian scholar and living treasure Dr. Pualani Kanaka’ole Kanahele at 7 p.m. Sunday at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater.

The guest of honor at the first event of the “Memorial Series” of the conservancy’s founder, poet and environmentalist, W.S. Merwin, Kanahele will read from Merwin’s epic Hawaiian narrative poem, “The Folding Cliffs,” and will discuss Merwin’s masterwork through a kanaka maoli lens.

Tickets are $25, $10 for students with ID, plus applicable fees at the MACC Box Office or website.