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Keiki Hula Winter Mini-Series with Implements LIVE ONLINE, Interactive with Kumu Malia Helela
November 1 @ 8:30 am - November 22 @ 10:30 am
November 1, 8, 15 – 22, 2020
3-6 year olds 8:30 – 9:15 am
7-12 year olds 9:30 – 10:30 am
Kumu Malia introduces keiki students to two instruments in this series. They dance with an ipu (gourd) and puʻili (split bamboo). Kumu also includes classic sitting hula dances using the hands only.
Students provide their own implements for the series. Please contact Kumu Malia for information about where you can purchase implements: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children who participate in hula hālau (school) receive one of the best introductions to Hawaiian language and culture. Kumu Mālia 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.
Your child will feel truly appreciated and supported by their loving, vivacious teacher, Kumu Mālia.
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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.