Kumu Kathy Visits the Nani Loa Kupuna Halau Hula

Kumu Glenda Fredricks (instructor in front), back row (left to right): Deena Ream-Robinson, Maxine Ranicke (hostess), Ruth Larsen, Therese Ashton, Patti Gould—Alaka’i (assistant instructor), and Michele Benedict

Glenda Fredricks

Kumu Kathy Holoaumoku Ralar of Maui, Hawaii was recently the honored guest and instructor for the SaddleBrooke Nani Loa Kupuna Halau Hula (Most Beautiful Elder Group – Hula). Kumu Kathy and her husband enjoyed a potluck dinner at the home of dancer Maxine Ranicke at the conclusion of two days of instruction from the Kumu. A chant of gratitude was also taught. Surprise entertainment following the dinner was Kumu Kathy dancing and her husband playing ukulele and singing.