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  KUMU HULA: ROOTS AND BRANCHES BOOK
KUMU HULA BOOK


 
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Dr. Ishmael W. Stagner - 152 pages - Color Photos - 7" x 10" - Softcover
     KUMU HULA: Roots and Branches explores the ancient origins of hula and the ties between Hawaiians of generations past and present, as preserved by various schools of kumu hula and students. In understanding hula and centuries of tradition, the reader gains an insight into the true Hawaiian experience, replete with historical references, cultural sensitivities, mythology, religion, and inspiring individuals.
     This excellent book covers all aspects of hula including:
history of the hula from ancient times to the present,
myths, hula protocol and halau practices, various levels of hula from beginner to expert, types of hula, various hula body movements and steps, hula implements, costumes and adornments, standards for judging hula competitions, hula genealogies with biographies of notable kumu hula including Hattie Au, Olana Clark A'i, Aloha Dalire, Frank Kawaikapuokalani Hewett and Chinky Mahoe, plus a glossary of hula terms and a bibliography. 

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