Kunewa Mook is a Kumu Hula and musician. Hula is an integral part of Kunewa’s life and has been for over 60 years. As Kumu for the prestigious Hula Halau `o Kamuela, Kunewa has achieved hula excellence over the years. This year, Hula Halau `o Kamuela took 1st place in ʻAuana (modern hula), 3rd place in Kahiko (ancient hula) and 3rd Overall Winners at Merrie Monarch 2014. Kunewa’s talent doesn’t stop there, he is also featured in the blockbuster hit, Lilo and Stitch where he is the voice of Lilo’s very patient “Kumu” or teacher, Moses Puloki.
Kunewa’s first solo album is ‘Oia Ka Manawa, a beautiful new collection of timeless hula classics.