Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Eddie and Myrna Kamae at the Lāhainā Courthouse 8/24/1999 tape 6

Continued from title 26705, interview with Eddie and Myrna Kamae recorded at the Lāhainā Courthouse on August 24, 1999 for the documentary "Lahaina: Waves of Change." Eddie Kamae continues telling about his experience of playing Hawaiian music along with Claybourne "Braddah Smitty" Smith and Pakelo Cosma in an Irish pub in Washington D.C.. Other topics include Sam Liʻa Kalainaina's old Hawaiian way of writing a song for someone as a gift to them; and how music was the key to bringing an elderly man and woman on different occasions out of their shells. Myrna Kamae talks about the greatest gift Mary Kawena Pukui left her.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Public affairs

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