Pictures of Aloha

lone_alaia_board_surfer-2A Native Hawaiian getting ready to surf the waves of Waikiki while wearing a “malo“.


hawaiian_lua_1899Two Native Hawaiians practicing “Iua”, their form of wrestling.


150507-Z-FP744-004Two dancers of an Asian-Pacific American Islander group showcasing traditional Hawaiian dances.

Works Cited:

Davey, F. (2011, October 17). The lone Hawaiian surfer wearing the malo at Waikiki Beach carries one of the last Alaia surf board. The surfer was Charles Kauha. Frank Davey photographed Charles Kauha in 1898 in numerous poses, but none are of Kauha surfing, Lone Alaia Board Surfer [Photograph] Retrieved February 28, 2017, from Hannah Keolaokalaau Allen%0AHannah Keolaokalaau Allen Kinimaka.jpg#/media/File:Lone_Alaia_board_surfer.jpg

Whitney, C. (2014, December 8).  Two Hawaiian men practicing lua, the native Hawaiian form of wrestling, Hawaiian Iua [Photograph]. Retrieved February 28, 2017, from

Texas Military Department, & Nigrelle, M. (2015, May 17). Hawaiian Kona Isla Performers showcase traditional Hawaiian dance for Texas Guardsmen during an Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month ceremony held at Camp Mabry in Austin, May 17, 2015. The Texas Military Forces recognizes the the achievements and contributions to Texas and the United States by Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians. (Texas National Guard photo by Army Capt. Martha Nigrelle/ Released), TXMF Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration 2015 [Photograph]. Retrieved February 28, 2017, from