Bishop Museum Media

Mary Kawena Pukui Governor's Awards Ceremony by KHET TV (1974)

Footage of Mary Kawena Pukui's Governor's Awards Ceremony includes a recitation of a part of Pele and Kaʻū chants by Kaʻupena Wong; a prayer by Kahu Abraham Akaka; an introduction by Governor George Ariyoshi; introducing Tūtū Kawena Pukui's family and significance behind the lei and gifts they bring for her; ʻIolani Luahine and Rosalie Lokalia Montgomery greeting Tūtū Kawena Pukui. Features Irmgard Aluli and her musicians performing live music. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1992.0339.

Languages: English


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