Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the Hula film from the Mader Collection, circa 1935

Summary

Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.06
Dates:
circa 1935
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
1 Film reel
7 minutes
black-and-white silent; 110 feet
16mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Full film record showing types and forms of hula: pahu/puniu, ipu, kala'au being taught by Mary Kawena Pukai and with Pat Namaka Bacon.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Administration

Custodial History
Previously titled "Hula Pahu from the Mader Collection ca. 1935"
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from the Bishop Museum in 1988.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation
Hula film from the Mader Collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information

Local Numbers

Local Numbers
HSFA 1988.6.1


Keywords

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Oceania Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hawaii Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hula (Dance) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
silent films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bacon, Pat Namaka, 1920- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pukai, Mary Kawena Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Human Studies Film Archives
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