This must have been something to experience! 140 years ago!!
A GRAND CONCERT!
Of all types of Hawaiian Music, on the night of the
SATURDAY NIGHT, THE 26TH OF THIS MONTH!
SEASIDE OF AINAHOU.
There will be some Mele performed with Native Hawaiian instruments, and some with Haole instrments.
By the Famed One
MR. JOHN IOANE UKEKE!
IS THE ORCHESTRATING.
1. IPU PERFORMANCE [LEALEA PAIPU]—4 girls whose steps are like flashes of lightning.
2. CHEST SLAPPING PERFORMANCE [LEALEA PA-I-UMAUMA]—3 boys with swift hand motions.
3. MODERN PERFORMANCE [LEALEA HOU LOA]—4 dolls. The dolls will do a Hula Olapa, and their hand motions will be like those of a human.
4. UKEKE PERFORMANCE [LEALEA UKEKE]—Mr. John Ioane will show his total skill with the metal ukeke (Jew’s harp) with Hawaiian songs and Haole songs—He will exert himself with his ukeke playing in all fashions—[It doesn’t help that the image is not clear…
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