DVD Na Hulu Kupuna: Esther Makuaole


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Na Maka o Ka Aina
Format: DVD; 19 minutes

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Esther Makua’ole: Na Hulu Kupuna series
Na Hulu Kupuna
is a series of video portraits featuring Hawaiians of the kupuna (grandparent) generation sharing knowledge and stories in their native tongue.

Following a long-established tradition taught to her as a young girl in Kona, Esther weaves papale (hats) made of lau hala and other materials. The beauty of her work is brought out as she demonstrates the tools she uses and the styles of weaving the various styles of papale.

Videotaped July 31, 1990 at Waimea, Kaua’i.
In Hawaiian language; no English subtitles.

Produced in association with ‘Aha Punana Leo.
Producers: Makalapua Ka’awa,  Ke’ena ‘Olelo Hawai’i, University of Hawai’i – Manoa; Lilikala Kame’eleihiwa, Ph.D, Center for Hawaiian Studies, University of Hawai’i – Manoa