• The Arts at Marks Garage (map)
  • 1159 Nuuanu Ave
  • Honolulu, HI 96817

The Youth Speaks HI "2nd Saturday's" Poetry Slam & Open Mic is held on the second Saturday of each month, at The Arts at Marks Garage (1159 Nu'uanu Ave.) This show brings together youth spoken word artists from across the island to compete and share their voices. The Pacific Tongues' Culture Keepers preside over the action, which starts at 3pm and is free and open to all ages.

Featuring Jocelyn Ng

Jocelyn Ng is a Hawai'i based poet, public school educator, and poetry facilitator. She has been a member of seven national slam teams. She is a 2x Brave New Voices Champion, a 2011 CUPSI 'Best of the Rest' performer, and was a member of the 2013 InkSlam Championship team in Los Angeles. As a graduate from the University of San Francisco with a bachelor's degree in English Literature, she has conducted poetry workshops throughout schools in California and Hawai'i.