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Interview with Boniface Aiu 10/30/2001 tape 1

Interview with Boniface Aiu, ex-husband of Maʻiki Aiu Lake, recorded on October 30, 2001 for Biography Hawaiʻi: Maiki Aiu Lake. Topics include the wartime era nightclubs in which Aiu Lake used to dance, Aiu Lake's early days as a hula student under Lokalia Montgomery, her early years as a Kumu Hula and the growth of her halau, her relationships with other entertainers and kumu hula of the era, Boniface Aiu's own role in Aunty Maʻiki's halau and the perceptions of Aunty Maʻiki's students of her as their kumu.

Languages: English


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