TRADITIONAL WAYS OF KNOWING: Communicating through Hula


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Fig. 1. Hula is an important tradition of communication.

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Hula is an important Hawaiian tradition. The Olis, or chants, and dance moves are used to tell stories and were first used as ways to communicate with the gods. Check out some of these helpful sources to learn more about the history and importance of hula.

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Exploring Our Fluid Earth, a product of the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), College of Education. University of Hawai?i, 2011. This document may be freely reproduced and distributed for non-profit educational purposes.