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Annual gathering explores 'deeper side of hula'

By Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 12, 2014

~~<p>As a student of kumu hula Keala Ching, Julie Lyle has learned Hawaiian history, values and practical skills such as making implements, costumes and adornments from bamboo, ti leaves, bottle gourds and other natural materials.</p>
<p>No matter that she doesn't have Hawaiian blood. Hula is her strong connection to the culture.</p>
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As a student of kumu hula Keala Ching, Julie Lyle has learned Hawaiian history, values and practical skills such as making implements, costumes and adornments from bamboo, ti leaves, bottle gourds and other natural materials.

No matter that she doesn't have Hawaiian blood. Hula is her strong connection to the culture. Login for more...



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