“Hanohano Nuʻuanu Aia I Uka” was composed in honor of Queen Kapiʻolani, beloved wife of King David Laʻamea Kalākaua. This is a hula ʻanoho, a combination of the ʻōlapa, a standing hula, and the kuhi lima, a sitting and gesturing hula. According to Mary Kawena Pukuʻi, who, along with her hānai daughter, Aunty Pat Nāmaka Bacon, learned this hula ʻanoho while studying under Hula Master Keahi Luahine in the 1930s, “Nuʻuanu place names were used to veil the people represented.”
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