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Nani Dudoit & Ho’okena

May 1, 2007

Nani Dudoit Hula

Nani Dudoit has been Ho‘okena’s “hula stylist” since 1986. She is a 1978 graduate of the Kamehameha Schools and a member of the hula halau, Na Pualei o Likolehua, under the direction of kumu hula Leina‘ala Kalama Heine for 25 years. In the early 80’s, she performed in the Brothers Cazimero show as one of the featured dancers of the Royal Dance Company at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel Monarch Room. Nani has graced stages in New York City (Carnegie Hall), Australia and Japan. Nanai is married to Horrace from Ho’okena.