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A Film for the Teaching of the Hawaiian Hula : Ula No Weo

A Film for the Teaching of the Hawaiian Hula : Ula No Weo presented by University of Hawaiʻi and the Committee for the Study and Preservation of Hawaiian Language, Art and Culture. Directed by Dorothy Kahananui and Barbara Barnard Smith, and shot by George Tahara. Eleanor Leilehua Hiram, one of Hawaiʻi's most noted and accomplished hula masters, teaches the viewer by example a hula titled Ula no weo. Hand, leg and body motions and the meanings they convey are demonstrated and explained. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1982.0110.0080.

Languages: English, Hawaiian

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