How much hula have you seen?
It’s time for the Merrie Monarch Festival again in Hawaii honoring hula and the legacy of King David Kalakaua.
Here is a tremendously exhilarating example of the hula kane kahiko or men’s traditional hula. It has some explanation and beautiful chant and, of course, hula.
Here is a thrilling example of hula wahine kahiko or ladies’ traditional hula. Again, there is a bit of explanation and beautiful chant and hula
It’s important to note that the costumes by all the dancers, men and women, are handmade by themselves requiring many hours of devotion to the craft.
Are you familiar with hula?
Is there traditional dance or music from your area you can share with the collective?