Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Mary Ann "Queenie" Ventura Dowsett in Waimea 10/5/97 tape 2

Continued from title 28937, interview with Mary Ann "Queenie" Ventura Dowsett recorded on October 5, 1997 at her home in Waimea, Hawaiʻi for the documentary "Keepers of the Flame: The Cultural Legacy of Three Hawaiian Women." Dowsett shares stories of ʻIolani Luahine and the magic she illuminated while dancing hula; ʻōlapa dance style and the importance of understanding what it is; a 1951 film "Bird of Paradise" shot in Hawaiʻi; and the experiences and wonderful opportunities hula made possible for her.

Languages: English


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