We advance learning and discovery through storytelling that profoundly touches lives.

Learn More

Kalani Peʻa on Nā Mele: Traditions in Hawaiian Song

 

For a young Kalani Peʻa, music wasn’t just a hobby he enjoyed – it was also therapy, as he worked through a childhood speech impediment. On a new Nā Mele: Traditions in Hawaiian Song, the Grammy and Nā Hōkū-winning singer and his band perform selections from his albums, E Walea and No ʻAneʻi in the PBS Hawaiʻi studio. Discover Peʻa’s humble beginnings in Panaʻewa, Hawaiʻi Island, his creative drive and how music changed his life.

 

In-studio performances with Kalani Peʻa:

 

Music Saved Me

 

There’s Beauty Everywhere