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 Keiki Hula Spring Series with Malia Helela

March 22 @ 8:15 am - 9:00 am

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An event every week that begins at 8:15 am on Sunday, repeating until April 26, 2020

Spring Series:

February 2 – April 26, 2020 (no class on Easter, April 12)

12 weeks plus Final May Day performance Sun, May 3

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Children who participate in hula halau (school) receive one of the best introductions to Hawaiian language and culture. Kumu Malia teaches the basic moves of both hula kahiko (ancient hula) and hula auana (modern hula), as well as oli (Hawaiian chanting). Keiki (children) also learn a true appreciation for nature and how to make flower lei.  As students progress through the halau, they learn to use hula implements, such as the ipu (gourd drum), ‘ili‘ili (stones), and pu’ili bamboo sticks.

Hula showings for some classes:  Still & Moving’s Birthday celebration Mar 14, 2020 and ‘May Day is Lei Day’ celebration May 3, 2020.

Keiki Hula Halau Spring Series (3-6 yrs)

Sundays, 8:15-9 am 

Keiki Hula Halau Spring Series (7-12 years)

Sundays, 9:45-10:45 am

Price: $230 Spring series

$20 drop-in (only for first two sessions)

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My First Hula Series (3-6 yrs) with Malia Helela

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Feb 2- April 26, 2020 (except Easter- Apr 12)

Sundays 9:00-9:30am

This series is geared towards keiki who are new to taking formal classes. Kumu Malia’s warm and inclusive style of teaching ensures that each keiki (child) feels right at home. This 30 minute class includes hula basics as well as hula dances that are fun and engaging. 

Families are welcome and encouraged to observe the class as we take frequent hug breaks.

Price: $195 Spring series

$20 drop-in (only for first two sessions)

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Kumu Hula Mālia Helelā

Malia is an authentic Kumu Hula: a recognized hula teacher, officially having graduated after 17 years training from her teacher, Pulu’elo Park. Fluent in Hawaiian, Kumu Malia frequently composes her own original oli (sacred chants).  Kumu Malia has an affinity for teaching young children.  For the last decade she has developed lessons specific to infants, toddlers and preschool aged keiki. She also enjoys sharing classic hula and songs with the elderly. In keeping with her tradition, she is an observant and reverent student of nature and keeper of the land – the ‘aina.



March 22
8:15 am - 9:00 am


1024 Queen St
Honolulu, HI 96143 United States
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