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Sacred hula

the historical hula á̄la ápapa
  • 83 Pages
  • 0.71 MB
  • English
Bishop Museum Press , Honolulu
Hula (Dance) -- Archival resources., Hula (Dance) -- Songs and music -- Archival resou
StatementAmy Ku úleialoha Stillman.
SeriesBishop Museum bulletin in anthropology,, 8
LC ClassificationsGV1796.H8 S75 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 83 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL703306M
ISBN 100930897730
LC Control Number97052344

Stillman is also a contributor to the book, Cultural Memory. Sacred Hula: The Historical Hula `Ala'Apapa, was extremely valuable in situating my research in the history and culture of Hula. Stillman's work is not only scholarly; it maintains the feel of the Aloha spirit and the integrity of the dance.5/5(3).

Sacred Hula book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Hula 'ala'apapa is a little-known hula genre of the Kamehameha dynasty which p 5/5(3). Buy Sacred Hula: The Historical Hula ALA Apapa by Amy K Stillman online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

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Unwritten Literature of Hawaii by Nathaniel Bright Emerson is the most popular Music & Reference pages lant an English ebook. Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula is Publisher eartnow and its Publis on 13 Jul. This is another of Nathaniel B Emerson's early 's books.

It is considered one of the essential books for anyone who is a serious student of hula/5. " The Hula was originally written by Jerry Hopkins inwith assistance from Rebecca Kamili'ia Erikson, and it has been a significant narrative on the dance form ever since.

Hopkins's book was the first to offer readers a comprehensive history of hula aimed at a general audience.

Three decades later, The Hula has not been superseded/5(14). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stillman, Amy K. Sacred hula. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Sacred Hula: The Historical Hula ʻĀlaʻapapa Hula ʻālaʻapapa is a little-known hula genre of the Kamehameha Dynasty which predates "modern" hula kuʻi  of the Kalākaua era. Emerson's classic study of the Hula is a gold-mine of information for explorers of Hawaiian language, music, dance and culture.

He gives the full annotated Hawaiian text of the songs, along with a free English translation. Excerpt from Introduction: "Hula masters and students have called the dictionary their bible, perhaps because of the many citations from chants, songs, and ancient prayers, the poetic sayings and epithets, and the abundance of pithy proverbs that comment on many aspects of Hawaiian life.

Hula Pahu volume 2 (Tatar) - Hula Wahi Pana itself is not identified as an ancient hula type in this Volume, however, a number of Wahi Pana chants (mele pana) are contained in its pages. For direction to chants, see "Index of Chant Titles" at back of book.

Sacred Hula: The. The hula --The halau, the kuahu--their decoration and consecration --The gods of the hula --Support and organization of the hula --Ceremonies of graduation, début of a hula dancer --The password--the song of admission --Worship at the altar of the halau --Costume of the hula dancer --The hula alá'a-papa --The hula pa-ipu, or kuolo --The hula.

The Hula dance was a sacred part of traditional Hawaiian culture and continued to thrive in any way that it could. Inthe Pacific Commercial Advertiser published the following: It seems that the practice of hulas, or native dances, is becoming more universal every day.

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Government Printing Office. He served as a doctor in New York untilafter which he relocated to Hawaii. One of his notable efforts was the translation into English of David Malo's great work on Hawaiian lore and customs.

In the Bureau of American Ethnology published his book, Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the : Long and undeservedly out of print, this valuable book has been the object of eager search by those interested in the ancient unwritten myths and legends of Hawaii as they were expressed in the hula.

This work, originally published by the Bureau of American Ethnology inremains the only book of its type that gives thorough coverage to the. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula by Emerson - Free Ebook MenuCited by: Unwritten literature of Hawaii; the sacred songs of the hula Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).

These 5 Sacred Plants are particular to the Kuahu Hula* There are, according to some scholars, overgods and goddesses in the Hawaiian Pantheon. And perhaps each one of them is embodied in a plant, animal, or force of nature. Adrienne Kaeppler analyzes dance movements and explains their evolution from early haʻa (ritual) traditions.

She accounts for the sacred nature of hula pahu by placing its origin in ritual worship of the “state gods” of the Hawaiian religion. Kaeppler believes that the chants and movements that once honored the gods, or akua, were transferred, after the arrival of Christian missionaries.

Considered a sacred symbol of the gods and an emblem of divine power, the plants are seen as a symbol of protection against evil. And while ti plants are commonly used in hula, such as for skirts in hula kahiko, as well as in hula ‘auana dances (modern hula), not every Hawaiian plant is usable in hula because not every plant can stand up to.

Nathaniel Emerson, 'The Unwritten Literature of Hawaii'. Many of the original Hawaiian hula chants, together with Mr. Emerson's descriptions of how they were danced in the nineteenth century.

Amy Stillman, "Hula `Ala`apapa". An analysis of the `Ala`apapa style of sacred hula. Ishmael W. Stagner: Kumu hula: roots and branches. Honolulu: Island. In my opinion this book, Sacred Hula, is a seminal work on the history of the sacred dance of Hula.

I am a PhD student currently doing research on the connections between student and teacher, how do these "connections" contribute to learning as well as personal transformation. I am using the research model of Hula, the sacred dance of the Reviews: 3. Books about hula, mele, lei, and other Hawaiʻi topics are held in the Hawaii-Pacific Collection on the 2nd floor of HCC Library, along the Diamond Head wall.

The spine labels for these books will begin with the prefix "HawPac" before the call. Unwritten literature of Hawaii: the sacred songs of the hula [ Original Images ] Book Covers [ Original Images ] [ Expand Contents ] Front Matter [ Original Images ] [ Expand Contents ] Chap.

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1 Introduction by Keone Nunes and Glen Grant (Pages ) [ Original Images ]. In The Sacred Power of Huna, author Rima Morrell reveals knowledge that has not previously been available about this sacred tradition: the role of emotion in gaining true wisdom, the magical elements of Hawaiian language, the sophisticated system of lunar astrology, and the hula as a system of shamanism.

Unwritten Literature of Hawaii: The Sacred Songs of the Hula Issue 38 of Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology), Bulletin Issue of House document: Translated by: Nathaniel Bright Emerson: Publisher: U.S.

Government Printing Office, Original from: the University of Virginia: Digitized: Length. "Writing with loving respect for the boundaries and sacred beauties of Hawaiian ancestral lore, Rima A. Morrell acts as a spiritual ambassador for this primordial, oceanic tradition." Caitlin Matthews "The Sacred Power of Huna provides a wealth of scientific and anthropological information in a delightfully engaging page-turner of a book.

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Ke Keiki Aliʻi.This was not because the art and practice of the hula were held in disrepute— quite the reverse—but because the hula was an accomplishment requiring special education and arduous training in both song and dance, and more especially because it was a religious matter, to be guarded against profanation by the observance of tabus and the.

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