Class Descriptions

Intro to Keiki Hula

For Boys and Girls Ages 5+,  Tuesdays, 5 - 5:45 pm

Young dancers are introduced to basic hula steps, language, dance etiquette and simple songs.

 

Keiki II - Hula and Tahitian

Ages 6+, Wednesdays, 5 - 5:45 pm. By invitation only.

Dancers continue with more language and technique and are introduced to Tahitian 'Ōte'a (Tahitian drum dances) and dances of New Zealand.

Keiki III - Hula and Tahitian
Ages 7+, Wednesdays,  6 - 6:45 pm. By audition/invitation only.

Keiki learn more complex Hula, Tahitian & Maori dances.

Liko Pua

Wednesdays, 7 - 7:45 pm. By audition/invitation only.
Advanced older keiki/young teens. Competition level.

Intro to ​Adult Hula

For Men and Women Ages 13 & up, Mondays, 8 - 8:45 pm

An introductory hula class for teens and adults.

Intermediate Adults Hula

Ages 13+, Tuesdays, 6 - 6:45 pm

Mākua ​and Kūpuna Hula
Men and Women Ages 35+, Mondays, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

(Intermediate to Advanced - by invitation only) 

Tahitian - 'Aparima & Mehura
Ages 13+, Tuesdays, 7 - 7:45 pm

'Aparima and Mehura are Tahitian dances accompanied by music and drums where dancers tell stories with their hands much like hula. Dancers also learn Tahitian cultural traditions and language, as it relates to the songs and dance interpretations.

Ori Tahiti - 'Ōte'a

Ages 13+, Wednesdays, 8:00 - 8:45 pm

Dancers learn and drill basic tahitian dance steps and proper body posture, along with some cultural history and language as it pertains to tahitian dance. 

Young Keiki 'Ukulele

Kids 'Ukulele, Beginning to Advanced

Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons

Please contact the instructor directly.

Christy Betts - (808) 232-8182

Saturday Polynesian Dance Conditioning Class

Saturdays, 10:00 - 11:15 am

This class is perfect for anyone looking for a low-impact dance-oriented fitness routine. The instructor uses a combination of hula and tahitian dance basics, combined with contemporary dance. No dance background needed to participate. Our PDC class is suited for all levels.

  

Polynesian Dance Conditioning Class