VIDEO: Should Hawaii Cut Loose Its ‘Footloose’ Dancing Rules?

·By Nathan Eagle and Alana Hong

Random people dance in a bar in Honolulu.

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‘Footloose’ creator Dean Pitchford, who grew up in Hawaii, talks with us about why counties regulate dancing but can’t define it.

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Nathan Eagle

Nathan Eagle is a reporter for Civil Beat. You can reach him by email at neagle@civilbeat.coml or follow him on Twitter at @nathaneagle.
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Alana Hong

Born and raised in Honolulu, Alana Hong has been scuba diving since age 5. She enjoys traveling, but always finds herself back in the islands she will forever call home. She currently works in Hawaii's film industry on various projects, most recently in the prop department on "Last Resort." On the weekends she can be found in the water with her camera and fins or brainstorming ideas with her creative friends.
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How do you define dancing?