Hālau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine - Wahine (2022 Hula Kahiko)
Updated: Apr. 22, 2022 at 4:21 PM HST
The wāhine present two of the eight verses of “He Lei No Lili‘uokalani,” a lei chant written in honor of Queen Lili‘uokalani. In this and other similar lei chantsm, a deep affection is expressed for the ali‘i by their subjects throughout the archipelago. Kaua‘iʻs chant pays tribute to the beloved monarch by referencing some of the islandʻs most sacred and legendary places.