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“'Ūlei pahu i ka moku”

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'Ūlei pahu i ka moku

Waiwaiole Kala, though aware of the use of the chant as a hula pahu and of Keahi Luahine's tradition, performs it without instrumental accompaniment as a hula pua'a (pig dance chant). The text is very similar to that performed by Pukui. This chant is prophetic of the coming of foreigners to Hawai'i and of their overwhelming influence on the Hawaiian. This recording was made in 1923.

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