Na Lei Na’auao, an alliance of 12 Hawaiian culture, community and environment-based charter schools is supported by something quite a bit better than a side-of-the-road car wash. They have the powerful, talented Mana Maoli Collective behind them. Mana Maoli means “divine or miraculous power” and “native, indigenous, and true.” The name suits the group of successful, inspirational musicians who have come together to form a non-profit band that plays great music and financially support Na Lei Na’auao. The star-studded group, which just returned from a tour of New Zealand, includes some of Hawaiis biggest names: George Kahumoku, Paula Fuga, Anuhea, Boom Gaspar of Pearl Jam, Shane Veincent of Sudden Rush, Kapali of Lahaina Grown, Moku and Kalei of 4Fathers, Kawai-Ho, and CJ of Hi-Town. Together they play hip-hop, reggae, jazz, blues, and everything in between. This Saturday, May 29th, they’ll take the stage of Casanova’s in Makawao at 9:45pm to perform “Maoli Music”: a show chock-full of acoustic sets, hula, and traditional Hawaiian music, for $20 which goes to support Na Lei Na’auao. Join the local musical community in supporting Hawaiis culture, keiki, and environment.