Slide show on New Kumu Hula book at Himmel Park library on Dec. 19

A new book by Dr. Min Yanagihashi  (retired from UA East Asian Studies Dept.) wrote in collaboration with Leiola Galla, Kumu Hula: Challenging Journey of a Hula Master has come out in early December.  It also deals with Japan—”There is a section on the globalization of hula, where Min discuss the development of hula in Japan, where there are today about 500,000 hula dancers, more than in Hawai’i, and there are two hula magazines.  It has caught on with the Japanese women!”

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