Patrick Makuakane

Patrick Makuakane

Patrick Makuakane Patrick Makuakane was born and raised in Kaimuki and Waimanalo, Oahu. His father was pure Hawaiian and his mother, as he says was pure Philadelphian. At a young age, he saw first hand how the Hawaiians and his family were assimilating to the western...
Keeping the Legacy Alive

Keeping the Legacy Alive

Kumu Hula Puanani Alama One of Hawaii’s oldest Kumu hula living today continues to Keeping the Legacy of hula alive. As well as being the last surviving original Merrie Monarch judge, Puanani Alama refuse to quit. Still teaching four days a week at her studio in...