Reviving The Lost And Powerful Art Of Men’s Hula

The grass-skirted, bobbling dashboard decorations would have you believe that the Hawaiian art of hula dancing is decidedly feminine.

History would disagree.

In traditional Hawaiian culture, men and women alike participated in the dances, with the masculine aspects being equally celebrated and respected. The now pervasive stereotype that hula is a seductive, feminine dance emerged somewhere in the past two centuries, but thankfully, many modern Hawaiian men are getting back to their cultural roots and reclaiming hula.

“Hawaiian men are becoming more empowered to be proud of who they are,” Snowbird Bento, a hula teacher, told the Hawaiian read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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