Episode 3: He Leo Kumu


Hikina Rising is a Kamehameha Maui podcast series that features KS staff, current and former students, and interesting members of the community with a goal of enlightening and uplifting the schoolʻs lāhui by tapping into the talents and expertise of its human resources.

In Episode 3, Mr. Kaholo Rickard is joined by nā kumu Lōkahi and Kapulani Antonio. As veterans of the high school at KS Maui, they share their personal journeys to becoming two influential high school kumu and give some insight into the ways they have impacted and hope to continue to impact nā haumāna o Kamehameha.

Their memories include growing up with KCCN radio and a childhood spent at the Bishop Museum and the factors that led them to studying Hawaiian language and culture at a time when these areas of study were making a resurgence.

This broadcast originally aired February 22, 2019.