Biographical Research Center

Interview with Coline Aiu 5/8/2002 tape 1

Interview with Coline Aiu, daughter of Maʻiki Aiu Lake, recorded on May 8, 2002 for Biography Hawaiʻi: Maiki Aiu Lake. Topics include Aiu Lake's early life, what drew her to hula, her relationships with various kupuna in her life, her hula study under Lokalia Montgomery, her first use of the word "hālau" to describe her hula studio, her influence in the way hula was taught, her role in reintroducing men into hula, and her provision of dancers to Waikiki hula shows.

Languages: English


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