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The gift of wisdom is a priceless and timeless treasure, heard by those who are ready to receive. Our Kumu has much to share in her 'knowing'. Whether she's speaking of spirit, hula technique, Hawaiian culture or ancient teachings, her storytelling depth is an experience. With gratitude and honor for all that she is ... this is an offering of her words.
Amama Ua Noa Lele Wale Akua La
~Naulana~

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At RealHula, Kumu Kea is Pattye Kealohalani Wright. She is Kumu Hula of Na Puakea O Ko'olaupoko, a hula halau (school of hula) in Kailua on the Island of O'ahu. She founded Na Puakea O Ko'olaupoko in 1973. She is also a Kupuna at Makalapa Elementary School. Kupuna are the Hawaiian Culture and History teachers for our Primary Schools. She is a past President of her District's Kupuna Council... HULA LINEAGE ... Kumu Kea is a traditional Kumu Hula. Her kahiko (traditional style dance) teacher was Aunty Lani Kalama, also of Kailua. Aunty Lani's teacher was the reknowned Lokalia Montgomery known as the "teacher of teachers". Her 'Uniki as Kumu Hula was held in 1990 in Lanikai, O'ahu. Her 'auana (modern style dance) teacher was Bella Richards of Kailua, O'ahu. Aunty Bella came from the Hilo tradition of 'ai ha'a style dancing, which Pattye perpetuates.

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