CANTON, MICHIGAN KUANA HULA WORKSHOP WEEKEND (August 5-7, 2022)
STUDIO LOCATION:Central City Dance - Studio 76700 N Canton Center Rd Canton, MI 48187.
ALL 8 CLASS PACKAGE + LUNCH ALL 3 DAYS: $379
FRIDAY AUGUST 5
9:00am-10:30am ‘OLI (Chant) WORKSHOP with Kuana Torres Kahele ($50)
"'OHU'OHU MAI NEI 'O PAOAKALANI" This 'Oli Lei is used when putting on garlands or preparing to wear adornments. Learn vocal techniques, appropriate usage and meaning behind Hawaiian ‘Oli (chant). Kuana guides the class through one original ‘Oli explaining procedures, protocol and actual performance.
11:00am-1:00pm HULA ‘AUANA WORKSHOP “‘ANINI MINE” ($70)
Kuana teaches original choreography from this Robert Cazimero song featured on Robert’s new CD, “MINE”.
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch Break (lunch included with 7 day workshop package)
2:00pm-4:00pm HULA ‘AUANA Workshop • “‘OHU’OHU O’AHU” ($70)
Transport yourself to the misty Ko’olau mountains on O’ahu’s windward side in this gorgeous hula ‘auana. Kuana takes you through the inspiration for this original mele from his O’ahu CD.
SATURDAY AUGUST 6
9:00AM-11:00AM NIIHAU SHELL EARRING WORKSHOP with Kuana Torres Kahele ($75)
Join Kuana as he shares the history and heritage of the island of Niihau. Learn the techniques for gathering, sorting and piercing the rare shells of Niihau. Students will each receive a prepared packet of Niihau shells that enable them to make a pair of earrings valued at $150.
Extra Earring kits available for $50, 18 inch Choker kits $350, Bracelet kits $175
11:00AM-12:00PM Lunch Break (lunch included with 7 day workshop package)
12:30PM-2:30PM HULA KAHIKO WORKSHOP (Implement Hula: ‘Uli’uli) ‘OHU’OHU AKOLEA I KA HUNA WAI A KA NOE ($70)
Learn techniques and form involved with ancient Hawaiian hula. This fun and challenging Kahiko incorporates ‘Uli’uli into the hula. Students must bring their own pair of ‘Uli’uli.
3:00PM-4:30PM ‘OLI WORKSHOP “Ke Lelei Maila Laka O Laka E” ($50)
Learn vocal techniques, appropriate usage and meaning behind Hawaiian ‘Oli (chant). Kuana guides the class through one original ‘Oli explaining procedures, protocol and actual performance.
SUNDAY AUGUST 7
10:00AM-12:30PM FRESH LEI WORKSHOP with Kuana Torres Kahele ($60)
Learn the art of lei making as Kuana takes you step by step through a mixed flower lei in the Wili style. Ingredients will be provided to make one full lei, however students may end of finishing at home
Kuana will provide mixed flowers and greens for students to make a mixed flower and fern lei.
Students need to bring: scissors, 1 or 2 gallon ziploc bag and a water spray bottle. All other ingredients will be provided.
12:30PM-1:30PM Lunch Break
1:30PM-4:00PM HULA ‘AUANA WORKSHOP “NANI WAI’ALE” ($70)