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ʻOhe Hano Ihu Workshop with Uncle Calvin Hoe

February 12, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
West Oʻahu Campus, Halekuahuokalā

Native Hawaiian music instrument maker, Uncle Calvin Hoe will visit Dr. Daniel Houglum's MUS 108 class in the hale (Halekuahuokalā) on Monday, February 12 from 12:30-2:00pm, talking about his experience making Native Hawaiian instruments for the past six decades and teaching those in attendance how to play the Hawaiian nose flute.

The presentation and activity is open to the entire UHWO community.


Master implement maker Calvin Hoe is one of Hawaiʻi’s premier native artisans, making authentic pre-contact Hawaiian instruments since 1961, and providing musicians, scholars and hula practitioners with his highly valued creations.

He is the co-founder of Hakipuʻu Learning Center, a Hawaiian-based public charter school. Long committed to teaching Hawaiʻi’s children, Calvin has worked at Kamehameha Schools, Queen Liliʻuokalani Children’s Center and Bishop Museum. He became a full-time maker of pre-European contact Hawaiian instruments in 1972, continuing until the charter school began in 2001. He now works with the students making instruments.

Event Sponsor
PIKO and Humanities/Music, West Oʻahu Campus

More Information
Jon Magnussen, 808-689-2357,

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