Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Mel Murata and Reri Tava Jobe 7/19/90

Interview with Mel Murata and Reri Tava Jobe recorded on July 19, 1990. Murata speaks about Aunty Alice Namakelua being the slack key instructor for the people of Waiāhole Valley. Reri Tava Jobe speaks about Aunty Alice being her slack key instructor and about her travels to the South Pacific islands where she learned Hawaiian Slack key is a uniquely Hawaiian style of playing. This video also includes several takes of Jobe playing an instrumental slack key song and scenic shots of Waiāhole Valley and Kalapana lava flow in 1990.

Languages: English


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