Ed is the kumu hula of Halau O Na Pua Kukui, and he was the kumu hula at ‘Iolani School for 22 years. Uncle Ed has a deep passion for the hula and considers the hula to be an endless process of learning. He has also served as a judge at the Merrie Monarch Festival, as well as numerous other competitions here in Hawai'i, the mainland USA, and Japan. His halau has participated in the Merrie Monearch Festival and other competitions.
2008 & 2009 Kaua'i Honoree