Mrs. Emma Moniz opens hula studio, 1936.

Hula Studio Is Opened In Hilo

Mrs. Emma Moniz hula studio on Kamehameha Ave., above Moses Company, Ltd., is proving to be a popular resort for Hilo people desiring to learn the art of Hawaiian dancing.

Mrs. Moniz opened her studio last Thursday, and the first student to register was Lehua Lani Ragsdale, six-years old. There are now 17 hula students under Mrs. Moniz direction.

The studio is open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday each week between 8 in the morning and 9 at night.

Classes are still open.

(Hoku o Hawaii, 7/1/1936, p. 1)

Hula Studio Is Opened In Hilo

Ka Hoku o Hawaii, Volume XXXI, Number 10, Aoao 1. July 1, 1936.

Eo e Hilo i ka ua Kanilehua!

With Hilo in the midst of Merrie Monarch week, i thought i might post some articles this week dealing with Hilo and hula and mele in honor of all the people working hard to fulfill their kuleana of keeping traditions alive and building connections between the past, the present, and the future!