Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Nalani Kanakaʻole and Pualani Kanakaʻole Kanahele 6/27/98 tape 1

Interview with Nalani Kanakaʻole and Pualani Kanakaʻole Kanahele recorded on June 27, 1998 at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park for the documentary "Keepers of the Flame: The Cultural Legacy of Three Hawaiian Women." Kanakaʻole and Kanakaʻole Kanahele talk about their mother Edith Kanakaʻole and grandmother Mary Kanaele Fujii. Stories include the hula teachers of both their mother and grandmother and the hierarchy of their family when it comes to Hālau o Kekuhi; the teaching methodologies of Edith Kanakaʻole; and how for Edith Kanakaʻole being Hawaiian was not a question, it was a lifestyle.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Documentary

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