Expertise

  • Hawaiian Culture
  • Team Building
  • Community Engagement
  • Executive Support & Leadership Training

Kahu Wendell Kalanikapuaenui Silva

Hawaiian Cultural Specialist, Voice Over and Recording Artist

(CEO, Hawaiian Cultural Services)

Kahu Silva brings a lifetime of experience and knowledge of Hawaiian culture and performance talent to the Good Juju Team. As president and CEO of Hawaii Cultural Services, LLP, Kahu Silva shares his mana‘o (expertise) and talents in Hawaiian traditions including chant, ceremonial protocol and rituals as well as contemporary Hawaiian music performances and an extraordinary voice over talent.

Kahu Silva is a Master Chanter. His mentors include Hawaiiʻs chant and hula masters and cultural luminaries Uncle Henry Pa, Pele Suganuma, Edith Mckinzie and Uncle George Holokai. Kahu has performed regularly as a professional Master of Ceremonies, Presenter, Musician, Chanter and Voice Artist for over 50 years. He has won awards for his music compositions and has recorded 2 albums. Honored by the City & County of Honolulu as a Living Cultural Treasure, Kahu continues to share his wisdom and mission to perpetuate Hawaiian culture. Kahu conducts cultural workshops and educational tours, and continues to perform traditional Hawaiian blessings and ceremonies.