Hula: The Language of the Heart (#204)
The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival, a four-day competition and exhibition often referred to as the "Olympics of Hula," showcases the elegance, power and storytelling richness of this ancient art form. The program, which highlights the 2012 festival winners, presents an entertaining yet thought-provoking look at hula's role in the past, present and future of the Hawaiian people. [56 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: Running the gamut from enlightening documentaries to musical showcases, the anthology series PACIFIC HEARTBEAT draws viewers into the heart, mind and soul of Pacific Island culture. Episodes: "Na Mele: Jerry Santos", "Splinters", "Road to the Globe" and "Na Loea: The Masters."
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These episodes of Pacific Heartbeat aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Papa Mau: The Wayfinder (#103)
- There Once Was an Island - Te Henua E Nnoho (#105)
- Under a Jarvis Moon (#102)
- The Illness & The Odyssey (#302)
- Na Loea: The Masters (#304)
- Road to the Globe (#403)
- Na Mele: Jerry Santos (#402)
- Na Loea: The Masters II (#404)