• Hawaiian Culture

Kahu Wendell Kalanikapuaenui Silva

Hawaiian Cultural Specialist, Voice Over and Recording Artist

(CEO, Hawaiian Cultural Services)

An officially recognized “Hawaiian Cultural Treasure” and “Cultural Icon”, Kahu Silva brings a lifetime of experience and knowledge of Hawaiian culture and performance talent to the Good Juju Team. 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, as well as writing several books.

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 shares his wisdom to fulfill his overarching mission to perpetuate Hawaiian culture, wisdom, and history. Kahu conducts virtual cultural workshops and online educational tours, and offers virtual traditional Hawaiian blessings and ceremonies.