Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Kumu Hoakalei Kamauʻu, Mabel Smyth Auditorium 10/29/97 tape 1

Interview with Kumu Hoakalei Kamauʻu recorded on October 29, 1997 at the Mabel Smyth Memorial Auditorium for the documentary "Keepers of the Flame: The Cultural Legacy of Three Hawaiian Women." Kamauʻu, niece and student of ʻIolani Luahine, shares stories about Luahine. Kamauʻu talks about Luahine's infancy and how she received the name ʻIolani; her love for all sorts of music and dance; her hula teaching philosophies and the role Mary Kawena Pukui played in her teachings; and what defines Luahine as an outstanding dancer of her time.

Languages: English


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