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PRESENTING AT THE MOANA: November 25-27, 2015

Kahu Alan Akana will be the Author and Artist in Residence at the historic Moana Surfrider Hotel in Waikiki during Thanksgiving week. Please share with your friends and relatives living on O’ahu and those who will be visiting!

November 25, 5:00-6:30 p.m. Book & Art Presentation (Lobby)

Alan will share with guests about his book The Volcano Is Our Home: Nine Generations of a Hawaiian Family on Kilauea Volcano, and his exquisite paintings of Hawaiian tropical florals.

Enjoy complimentary wines and delicious pupus prepared by the culinary talent of the Moana.

Important Note: Alan has been allowed to invite personal guests to this reception, but they must make reservations directly with him before the 25th! To reserve, please send your name to be added to the guest list to

November 27, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Meet & Greet (Lobby)

The Meet & Greet is open to the public and will happen at the beginning of “Mele at the Moana,” a monthly concert from 5:00pm to 9:00pm in the Banyan Courtyard, with featured performer taking the stage from 7:00pm-9:00pm: Makana!

For more information about Mele at the Moana or for reserved seating, please contact Mason Waugh as early as possible at or call 808.923.2811. Seats for this free event are expected to fill quickly!

Signed books, numbered prints and greeting cards of Kahu’s watercolors will be available for sale after the presentation and during the meet and greet.

Click Alan Akana Poster to see the poster that will be in the lobby of the Moana Surfrider. (It may take a few moments to download.) Click Featured Moana Events to read about all of the events at the Moana online. The Moana is located at 2365 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815.