Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Kumu Hoakalei Kamauʻu 9/30/95 tape 1

Interview with Kumu Hoakalei Kamauʻu recorded at her home on September 30, 1995 for the documentary "Keepers of the Flame: The Cultural Legacy of Three Hawaiian Women." Kamauʻu shares stories about ʻIolani Luahine including Keahi Luahine being a kahu hānai (adoptive parent) of ʻIolani Luahine; performing with Mary Kawena Pukui and Lokalia Montgomery; how Kamauʻu learned by watching and repeating her teacher Luahine; traveling to Washington D.C. to perform and taking plants associated with hula (dance); being filmed by Tip Davis and Davis having to be ready when she is ready; and the many students of Luahine.

Languages: English


  • Music
  • Variety

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