$329.00 $364.00

All-Inclusive $329 Package covers all 5 Workshops + (1) Ticket to the KUANA Live Concert!

Join Kuana Torres Kahele for a weekend of Hawaiian Culture workshops Friday-Sunday, July 27-29, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri.

FRIDAY JULY 27, 2018 

55:00PM-7:30PM HULA 'AUANA WORKSHOP "Papa'i Hula" from Kuana's new Molokai CD.    Learn contemporary hula choreography from one of Kuana's newest releases. Understand the fun story behind the composition and learn how the crab-like motions are intended to bring to life the tale of crab fishing at night.


9:30AM-12:30PM  FRESH LEI WORKSHOP "Lei Kihaelauniu" (Includes Lunch) Students are shown one of seven lei making styles, the Kui method.  Using Coconut fronds, participants will learn to strip, size and create a pattern through folding and stitching.  Students will complete a section lei and leave with the tools and knowledge to complete the complete full lei at home. (All Materials Included)

1:00PM-3:30PM HULA 'AUANA 'ILI'ILI (Implement Hula) WORKSHOP "Na Wai Kaulana from Kuana's Maui CD.  Students are taught to utilize ‘Ili’ili stones as a percussive instrument (similar to castanets) to perform this original song about Maui’s sacred rivers. (‘ili’ili not included.  Students are encouraged to bring their own or 'Ili'Ili with bag available at the workshop for $22)

7:30-9:00PM  KUANA TORRES KAHELE BAND LIVE IN CONCERT! Each Weekend Package includes (1) admission to the LIVE Concert.  Join Kuana for an unforgettable evening of Hawaiian Music and Hula!

SUNDAY JULY 29, 2018

10:00AM-12:30PM  NIIHAU EARRING WORKSHOP Poleho Heleconia Style Students are instructed how to make a pair of earrings using traditional Niihauan techniques. Authentic, prepared Niihau shells are provided along with history and background behind the art and the Forbidden Island. Students create the striking black and white Poleho and Momi Heleconia style.  All Supplies Included.

1:00PM-3:30PM HULA KAHIKO WORKSHOP Students are shown ancient hula techniques performed to an original Oli (chant) in the Hula Kahiko style.  No materials needed.

VENUE: Ibsen Dance Theatre  7221 N Oak Trafficway Kansas City, Missouri 64118 PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE STUDIO FOR INFORMATION.  For any additional information or questions contact Marc at mturnerfineart@yahoo.com.


A LA CARTE WORKSHOPS: We will offer registration on single workshops after April 2018.  Early registration is reserved for Weekend Package only

(All Workshop Sales Final--No Refunds)

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