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Author:  Azlan [ Fri Oct 12, 2001 1:21 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Hula

Rachel Howard discovers a contradiction:<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Exploring the hula frontier<P>Rachel Howard, SF Examiner<P> Patrick Makuakane's Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu has developed a reputation for defying Tonga Room-type expectations of hula. So it is startling, at the company's latest two-weekend run, to see the curtain go up on a stage set about as tasteful as that of the "The Price Is Right" and watch the bright orange grass skirts start shakin'.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><a href= target=_blank>More</a>

Author:  ncgnet [ Thu Sep 25, 2008 7:19 am ]
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By Stephanie Schorow in the Boston Globe:
Hawaiian dance troupe shows spiritual side of hula
Saying that the hula is a dance from Hawaii is like saying Robert Frost wrote a few poems. This doesn't begin to encompass the spirituality, outlook, and history that give the hula so much significance to native Hawaiians.

Medford will get a taste of the real meaning of hula in a performance Oct. 4 at Springstep by Halau 'o Keikiali'i, a hula school and performance troop from San Francisco.


Author:  ncgnet [ Sat Nov 07, 2009 8:47 am ]
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An interesting obituary from Dennis Hevesi of the New York Times, published in the Boston Globe: George Na’ope, 81, was a master of Hawaii’s sacred hula dance

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