Tag: Māhealani Uchiyama

Visit Us at the Bay Area Book Festival!

The wildly popular Bay Area Book Festival returns to downtown Berkeley June 3–4 and once again North Atlantic Books will be a part of this exuberant spring celebration. We invite everyone to join us at Booth #140 on Allston Way from 10:00am until 6:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, where we’ll have a wide selection of …continue

New Release: The Haumāna Hula Handbook for Students of Hawaiian Dance

In her new book, The Haumāna Hula Handbook for Students of Hawaiian Dance, Māhealani Uchiyama offers readers a unique look into the origins, language, etiquette, ceremonies, and spiritual culture of hula. Growing up during the early Civil Rights Movement, Uchiyama initially trained as a ballerina. Given the limited opportunities available to young women of color …continue