Date: October 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance
Join us for our official celebration of the nation-wide release of the Haumāna Hula Handbook! Featuring performances by Hālau Ka Ua Tuahine. Handbooks will be available. Have your copy signed by Kumu Māhealani
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.