Community Connection: ‘Hula Girl’ with Michelle Kaulu Amaral

  • Debuting West Hawaii Today's new Community Connection series is Michelle Kaulu Amaral, a premier hula soloist who retired in 2018 after a 33-year career at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Kohala Coast. She shares “Hula Girl.” (Image from video)

West Hawaii Today is proud to unveil our newest digital feature, “Community Connection.” This video series features a variety of community members sharing their talents for all amid Gov. David Ige’s stay-at-home order.

If you have a video you would like to share, whether it be a how-to, performance or presentation, email Laura Ruminski at lruminski@westhawaiitoday.com for more details.

Debuting the Community Connection series is Michelle Kaulu Amaral, a premier hula soloist who retired in 2018 after a 33-year career at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Kohala Coast. She shares “Hula Girl.”

Known professionally as “Kaulu,” she started dancing hula at a young age with various kumu hula and traveled the globe to share her aloha for the art, according to Kamehameha Schools, from which she graduated in 1976.

Video courtesy Farish Media.

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