A Connection between Opera and Hawaiian Chant

What does a classical singer also do?  Here I’m dressed up in traditional style to welcome visitors to the restored native forest.  Ancient people had to chant for permission to enter, granted by an overseer.   I play both parts, call and response, but you’ll have to imagine me as a 6’4″ Hawaiian.Song to chant Work on my next novel proceeds daily, best job in the world early in the morning.  And best wishes to all at Thanksgiving.


About Waimea Williams

Memoir, 2004, Island Heritage. Debut novel, "Aloha, Mozart," 2012, Luminis Books. Various awards for fiction.
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