Category: hawaii

Hula.

Hula.

Missing my home away from home (at Honolulu, H…

Missing my home away from home (at Honolulu, Hawaii)

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Trying real hard not to burst out singing &ldq…

Trying real hard not to burst out singing “How Far I’ll Go” and failing (at Kahala, Hawaii)

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Performed by: Nicole Voris

Performed by: Nicole Voris

Number: “Nadezda”

Style: Ballet

From: Ballet Zaida (2017)

Photo credit goes to my backpack #solotravel (…

Photo credit goes to my backpack #solotravel (at Ala Moana Beach Park)

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Dancing begins at 1:45.

Dancing begins at 1:45.

Performed by: Halau Hula O Hokulani

Number: “Maika’i Ke Anu O Waimea”

Style: Hula

From: Merrie Monarch Festival 2009

siphonophora:

siphonophora:

A kapa haka performing at the Merrie Monarch festival ho’ike in 2014. I’m sorry, I don’t know the name of their group, but if anyone does know then hit me up and I’ll edit the post!

wattaabunkamamuti: Moʻiliʻili Summer Festival (Bon Dance). An…

wattaabunkamamuti:

Moʻiliʻili Summer Festival (Bon Dance).

An Okinawan song was being played.

siphonophora:Merrie Monarch, 2015 Hula.

siphonophora:

Merrie Monarch, 2015

Hula.

keichin: I miss being a hula dancer, and the connection it gave…

keichin:

I miss being a hula dancer, and the connection it gave me to my culture. Now, the most cultural thing I do is eat spam musubi, lol.

Photo © Rick Ouellette