Hula, a World Phenomenon?

by Dr. Pualani Kanahele “Kū i Wailua i ka pou hale” I beg a question, why is hula popular with other cultures of the world? It has always been a puzzle to my mind, the fascination hula has to many different cultural groups of the world.  There is no doubt that hula thrives and has […]

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Yesterday’s Thought

by Dr. Pualani Kanahele   Image by Kalei Nuʻuhiwa via Papaku Makawalu Smugmug   This is for my husband, portrays the lasting throb of his existence, 16 years after his passing. My Bedroom   I felt your breath upon the folds Of the blankets we used So long ago before we knew You would be gone […]

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Wisdom Directs The Soul

Image by Kuʻulei Kanahele via Papaku Makawalu Smugmug   Wisdom wears an indigo jacket.  She takes long walks in the purple hills at twilight, pausing to meditate at an old temple near the crossroads. She was sick as a young child so she learned to be alone with herself at an early age. Wisdom has […]

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