Date: December 11, 2017 @ 7:30 am
CALIFORNIA ALOHA: AN EVENING OF BOOKS, DANCE, MUSIC, AND CONVERSATION MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO Who: Constance Hale, Patrick Landeza, Patrick Makuakāne, Māhealani Uchiyama What: A festive event celebrating Hawaiian culture in the Bay Area When: Monday, Dec 11, 2017 ~ 7 to 9 p.m., doors open 6:30 pm Where: Daniel Webster School (auditorium), […]
Almost 35 years ago we moved to California from Honolulu and (luckily for me) landed in Uncle Joe Kahāʻulelioʻs hālau. After he passed away a few years later I began to teach hula. I noticed one thing right away. Those of us who were from Hawaiʻi had a very different perspective on the hula from […]
Uchiyama grew up within the Hawaiian hula tradition of her hometown, Washington D.C. Her love for the practice later brought her to places like Hawai’i, New Zealand and Tahiti, where she studied dance and immersed herself in local culture. She spoke to KALW’s Jen Chien. Listen to the interview.