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NA KAMALEI: MEN OF HULA

Directed by: Lisette Marie Flanary

Runtime: 57 min

Year: 2006

Country: United States

Rated: Not Rated

Language: English

Film Type: Documentary

Featuring a post-film discussion with Kumu Pomaika'i Gaui, owner and lead instructor at Kēhaulani Hula Studio, Aaran Afalava, instructor and choreographer for Feagaiga O Ali'i, and Kaleialiinaniolanakila “Lanakila", a Kanaka Maoli Cultural Performer.

Join the Utah Pacific Island Film Series as we celebrate the 9th Annual Utah Pacific Island Heritage Month with our friends and partners at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts and the Utah Film Center.


We are excited to show “Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula” Beyond the stereotypes of “grass skirt girls,” Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula explores a resurgence of men who dance hula. Winner of the 2008 Independent Lens Audience Award, the program follows legendary master hula teacher, Robert Cazimero, and Hālau Nā Kamalei, the only all-male hula school in Hawaiʻi, as they journey to compete at the world’s largest hula competition.

Friday, August 20 @ 7:00 PM

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