Thought to have been created by the goddess’ themselves, the hula has been passed down from generation to generation as a means of worship as well as a storytelling device.
When thinking of hula, it is easy to think of the stereotypical grass skirts and coconut dance wear but there is so much more to it than that. There are two forms of hula practiced today. The modern hula auana and the more traditional hula kahiko.
In their latest infographic, Fairmont has demonstrated the differences between these two styles ranging from dance wear and instruments to commonly misidentified dances. They even provide a handy guide to some hula dance moves to get you started should you be interested. Keep reading to find out more about this culturally significant and beautiful dance.
Infographic by: www.fairmont.com