Tom Hiona at Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1939.

Shown With Hawaiian Drums

Tom Hiona, hula master, who is in charge of Hawaiian dances at the Hawaiian Festival to take place Thursday evening at 8 o’clock at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. The large drum is a “pahu,” drum used for temple dances. The little knee drum is called “puniu.”

(Honolulu Advertiser, 7/18/1939, p. 6)


The Honolulu Advertiser, 84th Year, Number 18893, Page 6. July 18, 1939.

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