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Hawaiian dance troupe shows spiritual side of hula

Loke Campbell, Kia'i Maurille, and Maka Aniciete (from left) are dancers in the Halau 'o Keikiali'i, a traditional Hawaiian cultural group based in San Francisco, which will open Springstep's 2008-2009 performance series in Medford. Loke Campbell, Kia'i Maurille, and Maka Aniciete (from left) are dancers in the Halau 'o Keikiali'i, a traditional Hawaiian cultural group based in San Francisco, which will open Springstep's 2008-2009 performance series in Medford. (RJ Muna)
By Stephanie Schorow
Globe Correspondent / September 25, 2008

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Saying that the hula is a dance from Hawaii is like saying Robert Frost wrote a few poems. This doesn't begin to encompass the spirituality, outlook, and history that give the hula so much significance to native Hawaiians. (Full article: 600 words)

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