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Whether you’ve seen it performed on TV or experienced it in person at a Hawaiian luau, chances are you know of or have seen someone dance the hula. Dating as far back as the 1700’s, hula has been a thriving tradition in the Hawaiian Islands for centuries.

Traditionally believed to have been performed in honor of gods and goddesses of ancient Hawaii, hula is a form of storytelling using a dancer’s body and movements. But did you know that there are different styles of hula? Or that certain types of music are used for specific dances?

Learn more about this age-old Hawaiian tradition, without the dance lesson with this infographic.

hula infographic                                                                                                                                 

Infographic provided by: Fairmont Hotels and Resorts