Hula without Hoop – Hawai’i in Berlin-Kreuzberg

By dancing hula Hawaiians insure themselvs of their identity. Hula is their history book, their religion, their means of opposition to the century-old US domination. As one of very few foreigners, the German-Namibian Monika Lilleike has been initiated to the hula alliance on the Pacific island. Today, she reinvents the tradition of her master  on the beach of Berlin river Spree.

article published in taz newspaper on August 8, 2009 >> , video produced at EJS School of Journamlism

Video in German