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3-6 Years Old – 10:30 – 11:15 am

– Feb 12, 19, 26 

– Mar 5, 12, 26 (away March 19th no Class)

– Apr 2, 9, 23 (off 16th Easter)

– May 7, 13 (Saturday May Lei celebration), off Mother’s Day May 14th

– May 21,  28

– June 4

$195

Drop In (only for Feb 12 & 19 classes): $15 per class

 

hula halau lei making

Participating in this hula halau (school) is one of the best introductions to Hawaiian language and culture. Children learn both hula kahiko (ancient hula) and hula auwana (modern hula), with the basic steps as well as oli (Hawaiian chants). Children learn a true appreciation for nature, as well as how to make flower lei. May Day – Lei Day Performance on Saturday May 13, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Malia lei hulaMālia Helelā

Malia is an authentic Kumu Hula: a recognized hula teacher, officially having graduated after 17 years training from a hula halau (school) of a long and esteemed Hawaiian hula lineage. In over a decade of teaching her own halau, Kumu Malia counts as her students dozens of hula teachers throughout Japan as well as many hula dancers in Hawaii. Fluent in Hawaiian, Kumu Malia frequently composes her own original oli’s (sacred chants). Kumu Malia is the originator of the Sitting Baby Hula program, the choreographer of numerous hulas in both the ancient and modern forms, as well as being the repository of myriad traditional hulas, oli’s and general Hawaiian cultural knowledge. In keeping with her tradition, she is an observant and reverent student of nature and keeper of the land – the ‘aina.

 

 

 

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7-12 Years Old – 8:30 – 9:30 am

– Feb 12, 19, 26

– Mar 5, 12, 26 (away March 19th no Class)

– Apr 2, 9, 23 (off 16th Easter)

– May 7, 13 (Saturday May Lei celebration), off Mother’s Day May 14th

– May 21,  28

– June 4

$195

Drop In (only for Feb 12 & 19 classes): $15 per class

hula halau lei

 

Participating in this hula halau (school) is one of the best introductions to Hawaiian language and culture. Children learn both hula kahiko (ancient hula) and hula auwana (modern hula), with the basic steps as well as oli (Hawaiian chants). Children learn a true appreciation for nature, as well as how to make flower lei. May Day – Lei Day Performance on Saturday May 13, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

About  Mālia Helelā

Malia lei hula

Malia is an authentic Kumu Hula: a recognized hula teacher, officially having graduated after 17 years training from a hula halau (school) of a long and esteemed Hawaiian hula lineage. In over a decade of teaching her own halau, Kumu Malia counts as her students dozens of hula teachers throughout Japan as well as many hula dancers in Hawaii. Fluent in Hawaiian, Kumu Malia frequently composes her own original oli’s (sacred chants). Kumu Malia is the originator of the Sitting Baby Hula program, the choreographer of numerous hulas in both the ancient and modern forms, as well as being the repository of myriad traditional hulas, oli’s and general Hawaiian cultural knowledge. In keeping with her tradition, she is an observant and reverent student of nature and keeper of the land – the ‘aina.

 

with Kumu Hula Malia Helela

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Students will learn an implement medley that incorporates 4 different hula instruments. This vigorous hula class will challenge young dancers in fun ways!  There will be opportunities for dancers to perform.

Implements (not included) are ʻuliʻuli (feathered gourds), ipu (gourd), puʻili (split bamboo), and ʻiliʻili (smooth pebbles). Instruments are not included in the series. Please contact Kumu Malia for information about where you can purchase them. malia@stillandmovingcenter.com

with Kumu Hula Malia Helela

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Students will be introduced to 2 instruments in this series. They will to dance with an ipu (gourd) and puʻili (split bamboo). Also included are classic hula dances using the hands only.There will be fun opportunities to perform.

Instruments are not included in the series. Please contact Kumu Malia for information about where you can purchase implements malia@stillandmovingcenter.com

with Kumu Hula, Malia Helela

Sunday, Jan 11 – May 2

3 – 5 yrs: 9:30 – 10:15 am

6 – 11 yrs: 10:30 – 11:30 am

$195 (14 classes)

Drop In (only for first 3 classes): $15 per class

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Participation in this hulu halau (school) is one of the best introductions to Hawaiian language and culture. Children will learn both hula kahiko (ancient hula) and hula auwana (modern hula), with the basic steps as well as oli (Hawaiian chants). Children will learn a true appreciation for nature, as well as how to make flower lei.  Performance on May 2

JAN 11, 18, 25

FEB 8, 15, 22 (no class Feb 1)

MAR 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

APR 12, 19, 26 (no class on Easter, Apr 5)

malia_beach-281x300Kumu Malia Helela is an authentic Kumu Hula: a recognized hula teacher, officially having graduated after 17 years training from the long and esteemed Hawaiian hula lineage of Pulu’elo Park. Conversant in Hawaiian, Kumu Mālia frequently composes her own original oli (sacred chants) and mele (songs) that celebrate Hawai’i’s natural beauty. In keeping with her tradition, she is an observant and reverent student of nature and keeper of the land – the ‘āina – helping with her family to maintain a heiau in Kailua.

 

with Kumu Hula, Malia Helela

Sundays, Aug 31 – Dec 21

3 -5 year olds – 9:30 – 10:15 am 

6 – 11 year olds – 10:30 – 11:30 am

$195 for the series

Drop in (only for the first 3 classes) $15

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Participation in this hulu halau (school) is one of the best introductions to Hawaiian language and culture. Children will learn both hula kahiko (ancient hula) and hula auwana (modern hula), with the basic steps as well as oli (Hawaiian chants). Children will learn a true appreciation for nature, as well as how to make flower lei. At least 3 performances will be scheduled, as well as a field trip to a heiau (ancient sacred Hawaiian site) Optional: Hiuwai sunrise ocean cleansing ceremony on Saturday, September 20 and December 20 with the adult hula halau – your whole family is welcome.

malia_beach-281x300Kumu Malia Helela is an authentic Kumu Hula: a recognized hula teacher, officially having graduated after 17 years training from the long and esteemed Hawaiian hula lineage of Pulu’elo Park. Conversant in Hawaiian, Kumu Mālia frequently composes her own original oli (sacred chants) and mele (songs) that celebrate Hawai’i’s natural beauty. In keeping with her tradition, she is an observant and reverent student of nature and keeper of the land – the ‘āina – helping with her family to maintain a heiau in Kailua.

 

 


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