Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Aaron Mahi 2/27/95 tape 3

Interview with Aaron Mahi recorded on February 27, 1995 continued from title 20657 and a continuation of his discussion on Queen Liliuʻokalani and her music. Topics include themes about writing and the in-depth meaning of Hawaiian language and poetry. Mahi explains the importance of songs, oli (chants), poetry, etc. and how these relate to the survival of the culture. The video also includes b-roll of Mahi transcribing music.

Languages: English


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