Biographical Research Center

Interview with Milton Tuni I and Vernon Stone 11/27/2001 tape 2

Interview with Milton Tuni I and Vernon Stone, former students and dancers for Maʻiki Aiu Lake, recorded on November 27, 2001 for Biography Hawaiʻi: Maiki Aiu Lake. Topics include the pair's involvement in the "Boat Days" celebrations of the 1950s and 1960s, how Aiu Lake got involved in the annual Aloha Week celebrations, Tuni and Stone's memories of various Aloha Week parades, how Aiu Lake chose the music for and her role in performances, the types of hula performances demanded by Waikīkī tourists, the pair's favorite hulas and memories of their time with Aiu Lake, Tuni and Momi Kepelino's controversial performance of "Kalanianaʻole Highway" and their overall views of Aiu Lake and her contribution to hula.


Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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