Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Kurt Johnson 10/1/94 tape 1

Interview with Kurt Johnson recorded on October 1, 1994 for the documentary "The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi." Colonel Kurt Johnson, a member of the 199th Fighter Squadron and the Hawaiʻi Air National Guard remembers hanging out at the Sandbox with about ten other pilots and mechanics from his squadron listening to the Sons of Hawaiʻi. Johnson speaks of each member of the Sons of Hawaiʻi. He recalls his mother saying about Gabby Pahinui, "... his voice is quintessentially Hawaiian." Johnson also recalls his introductions of Eddie Kamae to Mary Kawena Pūkuʻi and Pilahi Paki, who became two of Eddie Kamae's kumu (teachers).

Languages: English

Genres

  • Music
  • Variety

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