Classes 

Hula is much more than a dance.  It is about learning and practicing social graces and common courtesies.   It is about discipline, respect, kindness, humility, sharing, caring, unity, consideration, patience and ,above all, gratitude. Practicing this ALOHA inside and outside of the classroom.

Haumana (student) must come to class prepared:  wear appropriate clothing, make sure hair is combed and pulled back away from the face, remove any or all jewelry that makes distracting noise, no chewing gum, listening ears, quiet during class time. Make sure to address teacher by "Auntie" as a sign of respect.

For all, haumana and malihini (visitor), coming into Halau (school) please remove your shoes and place neatly on shoe rack or against the wall and have consideration and respect for the space and people in it.  Halau is a place for learning.

Let`s have fun in learning and practicing Hula and Aloha.

Auntie Gloria

 

 

Class times are listed below.

NEW CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT:

Adult Class  for men  - 16 and over: 

Come join us and see there are many beneficial aspects to hula dancing for men. The benefits and advantages far outweigh the effort that will be needed to be successful. This is a great way learn new skills,  develop a new understanding of  physical and inner strength and maybe even lose some weight. By attending classes regularly an individual can develop long term friendships with others who are willing to learn new things and help our effort  to preserving the culture of Hawaii. 

SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2017

Thursdays:  6:15- 7:15pm

 

Pikake   (Keiki Class)

Wednesdays:  6:15- 7:00 PM  

Hula class for  children , ages  8yrs old & up.

  • Focus basic hula steps
  • Focus basic hula motions
  • Learn  dance hula noho style (sitting down)
  • Learn basic hawaiian words
  • Focus on the  discipline of the dance
  • Learn about Hawai`i, its people and the culture through stories and other activities

New keiki will be evaluated to make sure they are able to participate without distraction.  Parents are to drop-off  and pick-up their keiki on time. Wear comfortable clothing- no party dresses or jewelry.  Good manners and good attitude are very important. Make sure hair is combed and pulled back away from face.  Wish we had a indoor waiting area but we don`t.  The patio will be open when weather permits.

ONGOING REGISTRATION

 

Puakenikeni  (Keiki Class)

Saturdays: 10:00-11:00 AM

Hula class for the children , ages  7rs old & up

Same as above

 

MAMANE    (Co-ed keiki class)

Saturdays: 11:15- 12 noon

Beginning hula class for the very young, ages 4-6 years old

  • Learn basic hula steps
  • Learn basic hula motions
  • Learn  dance hula noho style (sitting down)
  • Learn basic hawaiian words
  • Learn focus and discipline of the dance
  • Learn about Hawai`i, its people and the culture through stories and other activities

New keiki will be evaluated to make sure they are able to participate without distraction.  Parents are to drop-off  and pick-up their keiki on time. Wear comfortable clothing- no party dresses or jewelry.  Good manners and good attitude are very important. Make sure hair is combed and pulled back away from face.  Wish we had a indoor waiting area but we don`t.  The patio will be open when weather permits.

 

Elelani  (KEIKI Class)

Fridays: 6:00-7:00 PM

 

Intermediate classes for children ages 10-15 yrs old.

  • Emphasis on hula steps, choreography, dance formations
  • Coordination of hand motions and footwork 
  • Proper posture 
  • Work on strengthening their voices, confidence, and language skills through chanting
  • Incorporate the use of hula instruments into their dance
  • Regular attendance required

 

 

PUa lei   (Open enrollment) 

Tuesdays: 7:00- 8:00 PM

 Class for adults  ages 18 and up.

 

Pua AWAPUHI

Wednesdays: 7:30-8:30 PM

(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Class for adults ages 18 and up

 

Lehua Lei - Intermediate II /AdvanceD

( BY INVITATION ONLY)

Mondays and Thursdays   7:30-9:00 PM    

Intermediate/Advanced adult.