Halla Pai Huhm (Pae Yŏng-ja; 1922–1994), a performer and teacher, was a key figure in promoting and preserving the practice of Korean dance in Hawai‘i. The collection includes still photographs, films, newspaper clippings, performance programs, correspondence, awards, and other related ephemera documenting Halla Pai Huhm’s activities in Hawai‘i and those of her dance studio in Honolulu from approximately 1949 through her death in 1994, as well as studio activities through 1997.
An inventory and finding aid for the Halla Huhm Dance Collection, in PDF format, can be found here:
Volume I: https://www.koreansinhawaii.info/pdf/huhmaid.pdf.
For further information regarding Halla Huhm, see http://www.hawaii.edu/korea/halla_huhm/index.html.