By JOHN BURNETT Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Monday, April 4, 2022, 12:05 a.m.
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Tribune-Herald file photo Johnny Lum Ho, kumu hula of Halau Ka Ua Kani Lehua, hoists a pahu drum trophy his halau received for winning the overall wahine title at the 2016 Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo.
Johnny Lum Ho of Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua chants during the 2016 hula kahiko performance at the Merrie Monarch Festival. (Hawaii Tribune-Herald/file photo)
Johnny Lum Ho, kumu hula of Hilo’s Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua, died Sunday, one of his students, a respected kumu hula confirmed. He was 81.