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Hula Kahiko Film Treasures
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM Bishop Museum
Date: November 10, 2018 to November 10, 2018
Where: Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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Bishop Museum Presents A Traditions of the Pacific Film Series Hula: Mind, Body and Spirit - Hula Kahiko Film Treasures Presented by DeSoto Brown, Bishop Museum Historian Saturday, November 10, 2018 12:00 Noon & 2:00 p.m. Pākī 2 Free with Museum Admission Three archival films: Hula of Old Hawai‘i Rare archival Bishop Museum film footage of renowned scholar Mary Kawena Pukui and daughter Patience Nāmaka Bacon performing classic hula kahiko, including a rarely seen hula pahu trilogy. Ka Po‘e Hula Hawai‘i An outstanding compilation of film footage shot in the 1930s featuring well-known hula dancers and chanters of the twentieth century-Nona Beamer, Joseph ‘Īlālā‘ole, Rose Ka‘imi La‘anui, Akoni Mika, Katherine Kanahele, Mary Kawena Pukui, and her mother Pele Pa‘ahana. Ho‘olaule‘a Born Harriet Lanihau Makekau, ‘Iolani Luahine was a premier hula dancer of the early twentieth century. She was hānai (adopted/raised) by her great aunt, Keahi Luahine, who was a hula expert of her day and one of the last royal dancers from the nineteenth-century court of King Kalākaua. The Hula: Mind, Body and Spirit lecture and film series is made possible through the generous support from the Hawaii Tourism Authority, JABSOM, UH Mānoa and Ka 'Aha Hula 'O Hālauaola.
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