Reactionary Panel

Hawaiʻi Island – Dr. Taupouri Tangaro

Director of Hawaiian Culture and Protocols Engagement – University of Hawai’i – Hilo Hawai’i Community College

Kumu Hula – Unukupukupu

(Hula lineage: Hālau O Kekuhi)

 

Hawaiʻi Island – Pele Kaio

Kumu Hula – Unukupukupu

(Hula lineage: Unukupukupu & Hālau o Lilinoe a me Na Pua Me Kealoha)

 

 

 

 

KekuhiHawai’i Island – Kekuhi Kanaka’oleohaililani Kanahele

Kumu Hula – Hālau o Kekuhi

(Hula lineage: Hālau O Kekuhi)

 

 

KeliiMaui Island – Keali’i Reichel

Kumu Hula – Hālau Ke’alaokamaile

(Hula lineage – Hokulani Holt-Padilla, Pekelo Day, Pualani Kanaka’ole, George Holokai)

 

 

O’ahu Island – Sonny Ching 

Kumu Hula – Hālau Nā Mamo O Pu’uanahulu

(Hula lineage – Lena Pua‘ainahau Eleakala Nāhulu Guerrero)

 

 

Kehaulani

Kaua’i Island – Kehaulani Kekua 

Kumu Hula – Hālau Palaihiwa O Kaipuwai

(Hula lineage: Helen Kaipuwai Kekua Waiau)

 

KekaiCalifornia Island – Kekaimoku Yoshikawa 

Kumu Hula – Kekaiulu Hula Studio

(Hula lineage – Sissy Kaio, George Holokai & Frank Palani Kahala)

 

 

This year, Kumukahi adds Hawaiian Language and Musician Reactionaries

O’ahu Island – Aaron J. Sala

 

 

 

 

 

Hawai’i Island – Kamalani Johnson

 

 

 

 

California Island – Mel Ogata