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King David Kalākaua (1836-1891) also known as the "Merrie Monarch", was responsible for reviving hula after it was banned by the Christian missionaries. He once said that “Hula is the language of the heart and therefore the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people.”

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To dance is to speak the language of the soul www.kauaiphotoworkshops.com

To dance is to speak the language of the soul www.kauaiphotoworkshops.com

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Oh I love this!

Keiki Hula Dancer // Plumeria Lei // Young Hula Girl // Hawaiian culture and tradition // all beautiful sources of inspiration for us all at Coco Moon Hawaii

Keiki Hula Dancer // Plumeria Lei // Young Hula Girl // Hawaiian culture and tradition // all beautiful sources of inspiration for us all at Coco Moon Hawaii

Dancing to the beat of the Ocean at Lumahai, Kauai- Taken on the Hawaiian Cultural Heritage Workshop www.kauaiphotoworkshops.com

Dancing to the beat of the Ocean at Lumahai, Kauai- Taken on the Hawaiian Cultural Heritage Workshop www.kauaiphotoworkshops.com

Rosabelle (Arielle Rose)

Rosabelle (Arielle Rose)

Rosabelle ,Early 20's , Dance is my Passion . I post plenty of Tahitian dance videos and belly dance videos (you'll even find some with me in them). This is a CLEAN blog.Don't bother following me if you wanna see pornographic stuff.

Hawaiian Hula | Hula Dance Photography

Hula is a dance form accompanied by chant or song. It was developed in the Hawaiian Islands by the Polynesians who originally settled there

Dance Photograph - Hawaiian Dancer by Denise Mazzocco

Hawaiian Dancer by Denise Mazzocco

Dance Photograph - Hawaiian Dancer by Denise Mazzocco

Merrie Monarch Festival co-founder, kumu hula George Naope dies

George Lanakilakekiahialii Naope, one of hula’s most revered kumu hula and co-founder of the Merrie Monarch Festival, passed away today at his residence in Hilo after a long battle with cancer. He was 81.

2011 Merry Monarch Festival, Hawaii (Big Island), Hawaii.  Kahiko ~ Ancient hula before Western influence.

The Ancient Hawaiian Legacy of Kahiko Hula

In seclusion on an island in Hawaii, men move in strong succinct, yet graceful, motions guided by the rhythm of a polished gourd struck with purposeful motion of the chanter. The ocean rails against the shore competing with their calls, their chanting, and their hula. Kahiko is the most ancient form of hula and it is never performed with a grass skirt nor accompanied by a ukulele and steel guitar. It is, rather, a solemn Hula with sacred ties and strong purpose. Kahiko Hula is danced to the…

17 Best ideas about Kim Taylor Reece on Pinterest | Hula, Hula dance and Hula girl tattoos

17 Best ideas about Kim Taylor Reece on Pinterest | Hula, Hula dance and Hula girl tattoos

The kane from Ke Kai O Kahiki (Kumu Hula La'akea Perry; Waianae, Oahu) dance during the Kahiko portion of the #MerrieMonarch Festival competition. #mm2015 (Photo by Dennis Oda)

Instagram post by Honolulu Star-Advertiser • Apr 12, 2015 at 8:19pm UTC

369 Likes, 9 Comments - Honolulu Star-Advertiser (@staradvertiser) on Instagram: “The kane from Ke Kai O Kahiki (Kumu Hula La'akea Perry; Waianae, Oahu) dance during the Kahiko…”

Kumu Keala Ching with Keiki

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Kumu Keala Ching with Keiki