A’ole e poina ‘ia - NEVER FORGOTTEN Auntie Nalua
The world has lost a beloved Mother , Sister , Grandmother , Great Grandmother , Kumu Hula on January 5th , 2021.
Ruth or Nalua as most today know her by , was born on November 6th, 1947 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Hawaiian values of Aloha and Ohana (Family) were instilled in her by her parents Harry F. Leuck and Elizabeth Hali’imaile Waipa-Akana Leuck.
Her love for Family and HULA coexisted in a beautiful harmony that she expressed , as she would say , in a flower lei. As each of her students are her flowers , sewn together with the Love for her Husband, Children, Grand Children , and Great Grand Children.