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Volcano Art Center preserves, nurtures hula traditions

  • COURTESY DINO MORROW

    Randy Lee (wearing hat) leads a lei-making activity that’s part of Volcano Art Center’s Hula Arts at Kilauea program.

  • COURTESY DINO MORROW

    Performing here is the halau Akaunu, under the direction of kumu hula Manaiakalani Kalua.

  • COURTESY DINO MORROW

    Mina Viritua, a member of Akaunu, performs under the direction of kumu hula Manaiakalani Kalua.

Desiree Cruz has been coordinating this presentation of the ancient style of hula for five years, and it always fills her with a sense of pride and awe. Read more

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