Hawaiian Beliefs and Perspectives of AgingJune 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Atherton HÄlau, Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice Street Honolulu HI 96817-2704
Presenter: Kahu Emeritus, David K. Kaupu.
Traditions of the Pacific presents, "Perspectives of Health: From Birth to Death". An educational series in partnership with the Department of Native Hawaiian Health's Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of HawaiÊ»i at MÄnoa.
The culmination of the series takes us to the setting years of the life span. In Hawaiian tradition, kÅ«puna (elders) are venerated centerpieces of society. KÅ«puna attain respect and longevity through maiau (meticulous work) and maÊ»emaÊ»e (cleanliness). Penetrating and revealing aspects of Hawaiian views of living and aging will be discussed by esteemed Kahu Emeritis David Kaupu, of Kaumakapili Church. Kahu Kaupu continues to be active as a Coordinator of Hawaiian Ministry for the Council of Hawaiian Congregational Churches and conducts classes using the Baibala Hemolele to teach both Christianity and Ê»Ålelo HawaiÊ»i to congregation members.
$10 General Admission. Free for Bishop Museum Members. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by calling (808) 847-8296
UH-JABSOM, Mānoa Campus