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Kahiko competition boasts drama, passion

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    The wahine of Academy of Hawaiian Arts from Oakland, Calif., led by kumu hula Mark Keali‘i Ho‘omalu, performed Friday to “He Mele No Kamohoali‘i, Kamanoheleku.” The mele was composed by Aiea-born Ho‘omalu to honor Pele’s older brother, the shark god Kamohoali‘i.

HILO » If there's one halau that can capture the attention of spectators seated for marathon hours at Edith Kanaka‘ole Multi-Purpose Stadium, it's kumu hula Mark Keali‘i Ho‘omalu's Academy of Hawaiian Arts. Read more

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