Hula retreat 2/14 - 2/16/86
VHS footage of a hula retreat at the Chozen-ji Zen Buddhist Dojo in Kalihi, Oʻahu recorded on February 14 - 16, 1986 included in the documentary "Those Who Came Before: The Musical Journey of Eddie Kamae." Three chants about Molokaʻi are performed by the haumāna (students) and the kumu hula (hula teacher) Lani Kalama explains the chants. Footage also includes Eddie Kamae, Joe Marshall and George Kuo performing the "ALOHA Chant" lyrics by Pilahi Paki and music by Eddie Kamae, while hula dancers perform a hula noho (hula performed in a sitting position). The song was performed again by Lani Kalama's daughter Puna Kalama Dawson, granddaughter Denby Dawson, and dancer Minori Evans in title 25850 for the documentary "Those Who Came Before: The Musical Journey of Eddie Kamae."
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