Hula: Preserving Native Hawaiian Language and Culture

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Hula: Preserving Native Hawaiian Language and Culture
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UNUKUPUKUPU is the name of the rigorous hula curricula of Dr. Taupōuri Tangarō at Hawai'i Community College, University of Hawai'i System. Dr. Tangarō describes the crucial role the Native Hawaiian language has played throughout the history of hula. UNUKUPUKUPU is a descendant of the centuries old 'Aiha'a (Sacred Dance) traditions of Hālau O Kekuhi, Hilo, Hawai'i. Dr. Tangarō was a participant in the 2012 Campus and Community Festival program. This video was produced as part of the Hawai'i participation in the upcoming 2013 Folklife Festival program One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage. Stay tuned for more previews of this program. [Catalog No. CFV10493A; Copyright 2013 Smithsonian Institution]
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6 min 22 sec
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2013-04-25T18:36:58.000Z
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