Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Nathan Napoka, Moanalua Gardens 12/11/96 tape 1

Interview with Nathan Napoka recorded on December 11, 1996 at Moanalua Gardens, Oʻahu for the documentary "Keepers of the Flame: The Cultural Legacy of Three Hawaiian Women." Napoka, a student of ʻIolani Luahine and Hoakalei Kamauʻu, shares stories about Luahine including visits to Kauaʻi schools to perform hula (dance) and oli (chant); spiritual power of kūpuna (ancestors); some people misunderstanding Luahine's state of mind at times of performances; and her sense of humor.

Languages: English


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