The Location of Hawaiian Cultural Identity - The Case of Hula

Svava Kristinsdóttir

Studenteropgave: Fagmodulprojekt


The examination of the Hawaiian cultural identity through the case of the indigenous performance of hula, utilising the postcolonial critiques of Homi Bhabha. The project takes a look at the sociopolitical history of the islands since the western settlements and the change of the tradition of hula through history. It examines identity politics within the sovereignty debates of the islands and how they are represented in the performance and practice of hula.

UddannelserBasis - International Samfundsvidenskabelig Bacheloruddannelse, (Bachelor uddannelse) Bachelor
Udgivelsesdato30 aug. 2017
Antal sider22
VejledereLars Jensen


  • postcolonialism
  • cultural studies
  • Homi Bhabha
  • Hawaii
  • Hula