Hau`oli La Hanau
Island youth celebrate Queen Lili`uokalani.
Students from all of Molokai’s Hawaiian immersion programs come together once a year to honor Hawaii’s last reigning monarch, Queen Lili`uokalani.
Hosted by the Queen Lili`uokalani Children’s Center (QLCC) on Molokai, this is the seventh year the student’s have shared `oli, hula and essays written about the queen, according to Andrina Reyes, QLCC office supervisor. This year marks the third year that all immersion schools – MHS, MMS, Kualapu`u and Punana Leo – have come together in a larger celebration.
means a lot,” she said.