Mary Kawena Pukui’s Work and the Pageantry of Pā‘ū Riders
On this episode we visit the work of Mary Kawena Pukui, scholar, linguist, composer, translator, teacher and kumu hula. Her hānai daughter Patience Namaka Wiggin Bacon and longtime research assistant Eleanor Williamson go on a journey to share Pukui’s story. Her legacy is evident as we see how students are learning to speak Hawaiian. Plus, marvel at the pageantry of pā‘ū riders.