Ka`Imi Member Wedding

Ka`Imi Member Wedding

Weddings were celebrated this year for two Kaimi members. Roselle led the ceremonies for both. Christopher Sutherland (K) married Irene Flack (W)  on Sunday 3 June, 2007 on  Maui. Kalaniumi H. Martin (K) married Kaiulani R. Barretto (W)  on Saturday, 27 October, 2007...

A South India Adventure

A South India adventure: The ‘Dance Hula, Dance!’ cast, a high voltage group on the move. by Dawn Fraser Kawahara, C. May 2007 The energy crackled through us as we boarded our China Airlines flight from Honolulu to Taipei. Despite the early departure and lengthy...
Anna’s Hawaii Experience

Anna’s Hawaii Experience

Dear Roselle, When you asked us: “What did you learn?” — it was your last question in a long row of question regarding our two-week trip to Hawaii. That was not just a trip but a cultural journey. Learning about Hawaiian culture, in this case, meant learning...
Sailing with Lata Exhibit

Sailing with Lata Exhibit

April 27, 2007 5:00pm Kaua`i Museum in Lihu`e On 27 April, 2007, members of Ka ‘Imi Na’auao o Hawai’i Nei, led by Roselle Bailey, will perform opening protocol at Kaua`i Museum for the Sailing with Lata exhibition. The exhibit is being organized to...
Hula – A Way of Life

Hula – A Way of Life

By Roselle F.K. Bailey 1985 “Aole pau ka ike i ka halau ho`okahi … not all knowledge is found in one school.” Under the guidance of this Hawaiian proverb, I will share with you my views of the hula as I have learned it. For most people today, the hula means a wiggle...
The Archives Of Grace

The Archives Of Grace

By Roselle F.K. Bailey A time past, breathed into life, is hula. It is a moment reflected for someone. It is the aloha (love), the `eha (pain), the pono (hope), and the hu`eu (humor) of a people. It is the survival of that people. It is the people. It is Hawai`i! As...
Hula Sisters from Germany

Hula Sisters from Germany

Last week’s visit from our Hula Sister from Germany was a welcoming experience in my life. I greatly enjoyed speaking (and singing) German again and connecting with new and old friends, realizing that I already felt quite a deep connection with those who danced...
Hula Workshops on Kaua`i

Hula Workshops on Kaua`i

“Lucky you live Kaua`i” recently took on a new meaning for halau members; Roselle needed to be on island for two events, the annual membership meeting of Hui o Laka, and Dawn Kawahara’s book signing, on successive weekends in late November and early...