Photo by Patrick Makuakane
[ID: On a sunny day, Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole is wrapped in a cape of orange silk and wearing an ornate silver headpiece. Kaumakaiwa looks downwards and to her right. In the background, the lagoon, trees, and colonnade of the Palace of Fine Arts are visible.]
In his latest show, MAHU, San Francisco hula master Patrick Makuakane explores the Hawaiian concept of a fluid gender and an openness to the third self.
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Na Lei Hulu presents MAHU
Oct 22-23, 2022
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco
This article appeared in the Fall 2022 issue of In Dance.