Music and Dance

In ancestral Hawai'i, music, chanting, and dance were connected to religious ceremonies and also provided informal entertainment for commoner and ali'i alike. The famous Hawaiian hula linked music, dance, and poetry in a ceremony permeated with strong religious overtones. Today, music and dance are cornerstones of Native Hawaiian culture.

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    Last updated: August 21, 2019