WORKSHOPS

SAN DIEGO, CA Workshop Package (Fri-Sun)


$249.00 $429.00
SAN DIEGO, CA Workshop Package (Fri-Sun)

WORKSHOP LOCATION: 

E. San Diego Masonic Lodge 7849 Tommy Dr, San Diego, CA 92119

 

Friday June 5, 2020

10:00am-12:00pm ‘OLI (Chant) WORKSHOP

"'OHU'OHU MAI NEI 'O PAOAKALANAI"  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.

Students will be allowed to video chant, one time through, at the end of the class for practice purposes. Bring any materials needed for note taking.

12:00pm-12:30pm Lunch Break

 12:30pm-3:00pm KUANA ‘AUANA Workshop 

Students should have a basic hula background in order to take this workshop.  Students will be allowed to video hula, one time through, at the end of the class for practice purposes. Bring any materials needed for note taking. Bring a water. 

3:00pm-3:30pm Break

3:30pm-6:00pm Fresh Lei Workshop “Lei Lau Niu-Coconut Lei” 

Students will use fresh coconut fronds to create a poepoe or rope style fresh lei. All raw materials and tools included. Students will finish a small section of the lei in class and complete it at home. 

Saturday June 6, 2020

9:00-9:30am Check in

9:30am-12:30pm KUANA ‘AUANA Workshop

Students should have a basic hula background in order to take this workshop.  Students will be allowed to video hula, one time through, at the end of the class for practice purposes. Bring any materials needed for note taking. Bring water. 

12:30pm-1:00pm Lunch Break

1:00pm-3:00pm NIIHAU EARRING Workshop 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, Choker kits $350, Bracelet kits $175

3:00-3:30pm Break

3:30-6:00pm KUANA KAHIKO Workshop

Learn techniques and meaning behind ancient Hawaiian hula choreography.  Kahiko is a physically challenging course—students should have basic hula knowledge to take this class.  Students will be allowed to video Kahiko, one time through, at the end of the class for practice purposes. Bring any materials needed for note taking. Bring water. 

Sunday June 7, 2020

9:00am-9:30am Check in

9:30am-12:30pm KUANA “Iliahi Alo’e” Hula ‘Auana Workshop

Learn from Kuana his story and tribute for the last living native Hawaiian speaker of the Island of Lāna’i. Gain insight into his lyrics and understand her connection to the last, lone Sandalwood tree. Attendees will incorporate modern  ‘auana hula motions to communicate the poetry of his song. 

Students should have a basic hula background in order to take this workshop.  Students will be allowed to video hula, one time through, at the end of the class for practice purposes. Bring any materials needed for note taking. Bring water. 

12:30pm-1:00pm Lunch Break

1:00pm-4:00pm  KUANA “Hula Hairpiece Workshop”  This is a demonstration workshop offering multiple styles of hairpiece preparations. Students will learn how to select adornments to complement a chosen hula. Both synthetic and live ingredients are combined to demonstrate possibilities for performance. 

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