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Pau Hana Years : Emma Sharpe part 1

Interview with Kumu Hula Emma Sharpe conducted by Bob Barker at Sharpe's residence in Kahana, Maui for the program Pau Hana Years. Sharpe talks about her family and learning hula, passing her knowledge to her students. Sharpe shows her hula implements including a pahu given by Kumu Hula Joseph ʻĪlālāʻole. Sharpe also performs hula at her home and, with her hālau, at the Maui Surf Hotel in Kāʻanapali.

Languages: English


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