Kealoha Kalama

2006 Kaua'i Honoree


Auntie Kealoha Kalama is well known as an entertainer, recording artist, producer and kumu hula for over 40 years. She is the kumu hula for Hula Halau O Pohai Kealoha since 1971, at the Bishop Museum where she also performed hula shows for over 25 years before retiring. For many years she produced her own Polynesian Review for many main show rooms in the Waikiki hotels. She also worked as a ground hostess for Aloha Airlines and as a sales representative promotional entertainer. She has traveled extensively, throughout the world, and the US. Kumu Kealoha is also a Hawaiian Studies teacher for the Department of Education at Admiral Nimitz Elementary School.