The Primal Power of Hula: Hawaii Rooted

Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole expresses the true meaning of hula from a native Hawaiian perspective on the island of Hawaii.
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How Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Broke Into Show Business

It's fairly common knowledge that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is from Hawaii. What's not commonly known is how he got his start in acting. A few years ago on Saturday Night Live he shared his little-known backstory. The Rock's First Acting Gig - A Reenactment Click here for more Hawaii humor on PlanetMaui.
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The Echo of My Song – Robert Cazimero with Hula Dancer Alaka’i Christopher Lastimado

A TEDxMaui Talk Enjoy a series of short performances and stories from Robert Cazimero, legendary and award-winning Hawaiian singer, songwriter, pianist, kumu hula and contributor to the Hawaiian cultural renaissance. Featuring hula dancers Alaka‘i Christopher Lastimado and Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu. Cazimero is a legendary and award-winning Hawaiian singer, songwriter, pianist, kumu hula and contributor to the [...]
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The Real Story of Moana and Maui

When the Disney movie of Moana was at its peak last year, I would hear the songs playing on TV in any neighborhood I walked through, any night of the week. Here's what Disney got right and wrong in Moana. The movie Moana was a huge hit here on Maui, for both keiki and adults. [...]
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