Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Kahu David Kawika Kaʻalakea at Bailey House 7/18/98 tape 1

Interview with Kahu David Kawika Kaʻalakea recorded on July 18, 1998 for the documentary "Hawaiian Voices: Bridging Past to Present.' The video begins with several takes of Kahu Kaʻalakea playing the steel guitar. Kahu Kaʻalakea is interviewed by Eddie Kamae and discusses the pāʻina (meal, dinner, small party with dinner that usually includes playing music) days of old Hawaiʻi; playing music with the boys from Kaupō and Kīpahulu, Maui including Alfred Apaʻa, Mohia and Paul Pu, William and Peter Kahuila, and Joe Kaikala; and how music is the number one medicine for worry and makes people alive and happy.

Languages: English


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