Bishop Museum Media

Poi, imu, lauhala, Tahitian dancing by Margaret Titcomb 1936, 1937

Footage filmed by Margaret Titcomb in 1936 and 1937 includes Mary Kawena Pukui kuʻi kalo (pounding taro into poi) and wrapping food in ti leaf; men preparing and cooking with an imu; a woman weaving lauhala; Tahitian dancing. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1977.0182.0014.

Languages: English


  • Documentary

This has been a small clip of the full video available. For more information about this title and the materials associated with it, please contact the archive.