Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leināʻala - Wahine (2021 Hula Kahiko)
Published: Jul. 2, 2021 at 8:54 PM HST
Uncle George Nāʻope and his haumana, the late Kumu Hula Rae Fonseca, composed this mele to pay tribute to the strength and beauty of Pele. The hula vividly revitalizes concerns raised in the 1980s over the construction of the geothermal plant in Kapoho which lay in Pele’s path over a year ago. The mana of nature and the actions of humans and gods are at the heart of this mele.
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