Hula: Historical Perspectives
Hula, a vital expression of Hawaiian culture, has gone through many changes since the arrival of the missionaries. This study traces its course over two centuries, from before European contact through modern times. It provides the historical perspective necessary to assess the role of hula, describing important legends, myths, ceremonies, and performances.
Written by Dorothy B. Barrère, Mary Kawena Pukui, and Marion Kelly
Date of Publication: 1980
Size: 8.5 x 11 in.