Nani Kaua’i i Ka Mālie, a photo gallery by Kumu ʻIokepa Badis

 

Meet the artist: ʻIokepa Badis


Aloha a’e au i ku’u ‘åina, i ke kūkilakila O Wai’ale’ale
I recall with fondness my homeland, where Wai’ale’ale stands majestically*

So begins the traditional mele in homage of the Garden Isle, beautiful Kauaʻi.  Visit Nani Kauaʻi through the photographic lens of Leeward CCʻs own Professor ʻIokepa Badis.

Please click first image to view the photos as a slide show.

Credits: *”Nani Kauaʻi I Ka Mālie” (Beautiful Kauaʻi in the Calm) music and lyrics by Lizzie Alohikea (1928); interview video by Rokki Midro

3 thoughts on “Nani Kaua’i i Ka Mālie, a photo gallery by Kumu ʻIokepa Badis

  1. Aloha e ke kumu, you are fantastically talented! i love seeing things from your point of view. You are amazing!

  2. Kepa! Such amazing images…I loved every one of them! It reminded me how important it is to stop and “be” in the moment in order to appreciate the simple beauty that surrounds us everyday. Mahalo nui for sharing!!

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