More criticism of hula, 1874.

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Not appropriate at all were the Hawaiian dancers who went around doing hula on this Monday evening—rattling their uliuli, their hands pointing this way and that, and their mouths huffing away in the wind—These things that were done shame you, O Hawaii; this kind of thing is appropriate only for the pagan of the past—O Hawaiians, stop hurting yourselves! Hula is strictly banned.

(Kuokoa, 3/21/1874, p. 3)

Aohe kohu iki...

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XIII, Helu 12, Aoao 3. Maraki 21, 1874.

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