WORKSHOPS

SEATTLE Workshop Weekend Package $359


$359.00 $519.00

Presented by the LIVE ALOHA Hawaiian Cultural Festival in partnership with Seattle Opera

FRIDAY OCTOBER 8

9:00am-10:30am ‘OLI (Chant) WORKSHOP with Kuana Torres Kahele ($60)

"'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.

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.

10:30am-11:00am break (lunch included with workshop 7 day package)

11:00am-1:00pm HULA ‘AUANA WORKSHOP “NA PU’UWAI HAOKILA” with Robert Cazimero ($75)

Join Robert as he guides you through this mele honoring the Mauna Kea protectors with his original choreography for a composition from award winning haku mele, Zach Lum.

Haumana will incorporate modern  ‘auana hula motions to communicate the poetry of the song.

Students should have a basic hula background in order to take this course. Bring any materials needed for note taking. Bring water.

1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch Break (lunch included with 7 day workshop package)

2:00pm-4:00pm HULA ‘AUANA Workshop • “‘OHU’OHU O’AHU” with Kuana Torres Kahele ($75)

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.

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.

4:00pm-5:00pm  Clean up, exit

SATURDAY OCTOBER 9

9:00AM-10:00AM CHECK IN

10:00AM-12:00PM 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

12:00PM-1:00PM clean up/exit

SUNDAY OCTOBER 10

 

8:00am-9:00pm check in

9:00am-11:00am 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.

11:00am-12:00 lunch break

12:00pm-2:00pm “O MAKALAPUA” HULA ‘AUANA WORKSHOP with Robert Cazimero ($75)

Robert will have you swaying freely amid kāwelu grasses with his original choreography for this classic Hawaiian mele. Attendees will incorporate modern  ‘auana hula motions to communicate the poetry of the song.Students should have a basic hula background in order to take this workshop. Bring any materials needed for note taking.

2:00-3:00pm break

3:00-5:00pm Hula ‘Auana Workshop “NANI WAI’ALE” with Kuana Torres Kahele ($75)

The title track from Kuana’s latest CD takes you to the lush uplands of Pi’ihonua on his island home of Hawai’i Keawe. This gorgeous choreography tells the story of this magical place

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.

 

 

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