Singers from Hawaiia, 1920.

SIX OF HAWAII’S FINEST MUSICIANS COMING HERE FROM ISLANDS TO PRESERVE MUSICAL IDEALS OF NATIVE LAND

Hand-Picked Company of Native Musicians in the Islands Chosen for Long Tour in United States and Canada During Present Summer—Sailed May 19th from Honolulu with Mildred Leo Clemens

Mildred Leo Clemone and Her Native Hawaiians of the Famous Waikiki Beach, April, 1920

Six of the finest native musicians in all the Hawaiian Islands sailed from Honolulu on May 19th on the steamship “Maui,” to fill their first American engagement. They will appear on the Colt Alber Premier circuit in Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio. Continue reading

Hawaiian musicians go abroad, 1920.

THE SINGING OF THESE HAWAIIANS IS MOVING FORWARD

The photo above is of a group of Hawaiian singers taken to America, and they are in Canada at the moment, as per what Steven Lukua Matthew told Mrs. Rebecca Lukua, his mother here in Honolulu. There are six of them, and they are all Hawaiians, and their names are: the boys, Steven Lukua Matthew, John J. Matthew, and Kahaia Pahu; and the women are Kuuleipoinaole [Ida Alicante], Ane Hila, and Kamaka Pahu. Continue reading

Hula performance, 1911.

Grand Hula

By Annie Hila and Mary Mookini

Tonight and Saturday Night

At Independent Theater, Hotel Street

Best Hula Dancers on the Islands will participate. Fancy Steps from South Se Islanders given. Hawaiian Music

Thomas Passengers! Take This In

Prices: 15c, 25c and 50c

DON’T FORGET THE PLACE—THE INDEPENDENT THEATER

(Evening Bulletin, 11/14/1911, p. 6)

Grand Hula

Evening Bulletin, Established 1882, Number 5083, Page 6. November 14, 1911.