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    Hula In Hawaiian Culture

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    What is Hula? When people hear hula they picture beautiful girls with long hair in grass skirts and coconut shell bras, dancing gracefully to the beat of the drums accompanied by chants. Although that is true, hula is actually much more than entertaining and remembering different techniques of moves, but properly understanding the stories behind them. Hula maintains meaningful parts of the Hawaiian culture with its bond to express history and spiritual beliefs. I am neither Hawaiian nor do I dance hula, but I tried learning how to dance a couple of times and it was very difficult. There are so many things going on all at once: hand motions, foot patterns, body movements, and using every element of your body. At first I thought hula was just…

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    Hula Hoop Exercise

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    Hula hooping is considered to a resistive exercise that can be graded depending on multiple factors. Those factors depend on size and weight of the hoop, the material it is composed of, and the style of hula hooping one is doing. The amount of resistance is also determined by those factors. The most appropriate time for this activity is also around the peak time for exercise, which was at 15:00. Doing a hoop session around this time is ideal, as it gives the body enough time to digest any…

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    American Aloha is a film about the rich Hawaiian culture and the Hula dance. It portrays how Hawaiians are proud to propagate their culture in any part of the world. This film takes Hulu beyond Hawaii. Before watching the film, I wasn’t aware of the intensity of Hula dance. For me it was just a type of dance witnessed at beach parties with half naked people wrapped in flowers but the video enlightened me to different aspects of Hula. Hula are known as the Hawaiians people who spent years and…

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    everything. The inside was smooth and was shredded to be used for desserts, milk, water, and even for your hair. The oil from the coconuts acted like an expensive conditioner that I would use back at home. I always wondered why Hawaiians had such luscious hair, but now it all makes sense. My snacks consisted of guava and pineapple. The fresh fish, such as mahi-mahi, was a delectable and different treat. My body felt so refreshing and cleansed, like I was on a natural diet. Even the way…

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    Hawaii Narrative

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    there and it showed us a boat that sunk and it still has oil leaking on the top they built a memorial over the boat to the people who died and it had all the names. At our hotel my aunt’s boyfriend, my Nana’s husband, my dad and I were saying “my name is Jeff’ “my name is Jeff” “my name is Jeff” “my name is Jeff” all day long. One of my favorites things that we did was that we went to a Luau where we took a bus ride to a private beach in the middle of nowhere My sister and I saw a pig cooked…

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    that they could predict what would eventually happen if they don’t find a way to save their own culture. According to Hong (2013), in the case of Hula dance, a numerous amount of mele, which refers to song or chant, happened to be lost permanently since they were forgotten before they could get documented (p. 23). Under those circumstances, the ancestor knew they had to find a solution and then came up with the combination of body movements, facial expressions and rhythms, which called dancing.…

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    Hula Hoop Research

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    This quasi-experimental research aimed to compare the result of hula hoop aerobics group dance to hula hoop aerobics single dance that affected waist circumference and body mass index of a sample group of twenty seven students who were vulnerable to Metabolic Syndrome. According to entry criteria, the researcher selected specifically female students whose waist circumference of 32 inches or more and male students whose waist circumference of 36 inches or more. For hula hoop aerobics group dance,…

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    the fast past modern world and the more traditional bath house life his sickly father and mentally retarded brother live. Daming is forced to change his lifestyle as a looming teardown of the old bathhouse community is stirring up trouble. Hula Girls, directed by Lee Sang-il, tells the story of a coal mining town near collapse in 1965 Japan. A dance instructor from Tokyo, Madoka Hirayama, is hired to save the town by training the local coal miners daughters to dance at a soon to be constructed…

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    My Camping Trip

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    icicle shaped figures, glowing crystal beams, and colorful lasers that lit up the night sky. The greatest thing about this stage was feeling the cement under your feet, instead of mud. Then again, hearing the squishy sounds of everyone struggling to dance in the mud was quite entertaining. We caught a few of our favorite artists including EOTO, VibeSquad, and Bogtrotter. As the sun set in the west, the warmth of the sun diminished further; Leaving us even colder than we were before. Dan and I…

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    The spring sun gleamed through the window of Lilo’s hula class as she lays on the floor completely bored and uninterested in her kumu giving a lecture about practice makes perfect.With her grass skirt in hand and eyes on the window, Lilo combed her skirt and daydreamed about Stitch, her best friend and pet experiment. Lilo was brought out of this trance by the yells and giggles of her her fellow hula mates. “Lilo since you’re so glued to your skirt.... would you explain to the halau what…

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