Kahaunaele nominated for 10 Na Hoku awards

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    Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Kainani Kahaunaele comes to talk and teach haku mele during the second installment of Kaua‘i Ocean Fest at the Kaua‘i Ocean Discovery center at Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e last year.

LIHU‘E — The list of finalists is out, and five-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner and Anahola native Kainani Kahaunaele, 45, has been nominated 10 times for the honors, with a September ceremony planned.