Hula and Ku‘ialua: Dance and War Demonstration

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Thursday October 18

6:00 PM  –  7:30 PM

Hula: Body, Mind and Spirit

Hula and Ku‘ialua: Dance and War Demonstration

A Traditions of the Pacific Lecture Series


with Billy Richards, Debbie Nakanelua, Kyle Nakanelua


Thursday, October 18, 2018 (Date changed from daytime program on Sat, 10/20/18).

6:00–7:30 p.m.

Atherton Hālau*


General: $10.00

Members: Free with online registration or Membership card

Pre-registration is required


The parallels between hula and the Hawaiian martial art ku‘ialua, also called lua, are not apparent to most observers, but are noted by experts skilled in both cultural practices. Parallels and differences will be demonstrated and discussed.

The Hula: Mind, Body and Spirit lecture and film series is made possible through the generous support from the Hawaii Tourism AuthorityJABSOM, UH Mānoa and Ka 'Aha Hula 'O Hālauaola.

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