Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Pualani Kanakaʻole Kanahele 12/12/94 tape 1

Interview with Pualani Kanakaʻole Kanahele recorded on December 12, 1994. Topics include preserving the history of ancestors through music and transitioning from oli (chants) to melodious music. Kanakaʻole-Kanahele explains how Hawaiians listened to things of nature i.e. birds, wind, etc. and imitated the sounds of nature in their music.

Subjects

Languages: English

Genres

  • Dance

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