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Bishop Museum Artifacts, 1956

Footage recorded in 1956 includes different views of a young man dressed as an aliʻi (chief) wearing mahiole (helmet), ʻahuʻula (feather cloak), lei niho palaoa (whale-tooth pendant only worn by aliʻi), malo (loincloth), and holding an ihe (spear). This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1937.0203.

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