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Hawaiian musical group, Iosepa Troubadours, around 1910

Utah Luau {format} 5:39 Jeff Rice

Take the road toward the top secret army base. Go past Muskrat Spring until you get near Salt Mountain." A statue of a Hawaiian chief overlooks the Utah desert, with a plaque reading: "Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono. Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono," the motto of the kingdom of Hawaii: "The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness." A tale of two states, lost tribes and Polynesians in Skull Valley. (Photo: Utah State Historical Society.) [transcript]

Broadcast: Nov 1 2002 on PRI/MPR Savvy Traveler Subjects: Native, Historical, Environment