Merrie Monarch Festival

Nā Hula O Kaohikukapulani perform on the SS Independence [1998]

Raw footage of Nā Hula O Kaohikukapulani under the direction of Kumu Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza on board the SS Independence passenger liner. Members of the hula hālau oli (chant) "Nā ʻAumākua" and "E Ho Mai," then pule (pray), and give hoʻokupu (offering) before going on stage to perform for passengers of the cruise. Performances include: "Ka Poli Lauaʻe Kaʻu Aloha," "Ka Wai Opua Makani O Wailua," "A Ka Luna O Kīlauea," "Kihanuilulumoku," and "A Ka Luna Puʻuonioni."

Languages: English

Genres

  • Public affairs

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