America Reframed "Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula"

America Reframed "Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula"

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 2:00pm

Halau Nā Kamalei dancing at the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival

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See beyond deep-rooted stereotypes of "grass-skirt girls".Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula, airing Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 2 p.m. on WXXI World (DT21.2/cable 524), captures the journey of legendary master hula teacher Robert Cazimero and the only all-male school in Hawai'i as they prepare to compete in the world's largest hula festival. Blending dance and culture with the personal stories of the men, the film tells a story of Hawaiian pride as they celebrate their 30th anniversary continuing the revival of men dancing the hula.

Preview from when this documentary originally aired as part of Independent Lens.

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