Papa Keiki

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This class is for boys and girls ages 5 to 8 years old and focuses on learning the fundamentals of hula basics, movement, posture, chanting, language, protocols and body strengthening in a fun and lively atmosphere.

Students who master the goals of this class will be promoted to Papa ‘Ōpio I upon Kumu’s recommendation.

Classes are held at the Villages of Mā’ili located at 87-576 Kula’aupuni Street

  1. Let the Security at the Kiosk know that you are with the hālau.
  2. Park in any stall not marked RESERVED.
  3. Proceed to the Dining Hall for rehearsal.

Saturdays | 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Includes four (4) rehearsals per month.

If a month has five (5) Saturdays, then one of the rehearsals will be chosen to be a “day off” from hālau or will be used as a “makeup class” for a prior canceled rehearsal.

Hālau performances, events and official excursions held on a Saturday substitutes for that rehearsal day.

NOTE 2: The hālau goes on a 3-week vacation for the Christmas & New Year holidays.

NOTE 3: The hālau goes on a vacation the last three (3) weeks of August to prepare our select Dance Line for their Hula Competition performance.

Minimum 10* / Maximum 50

* Kumu reserves the right to postpone or cancel the class should the minimum not be obtained.

$35 per month

$18 T-Shirt
$40 Pā’ū Skirt (Optional; You may sew your own skirt)

*All fees are collected securely online via PayPal

Registration for classes is done online and includes the following 3 steps:

Read and agree to our “Student Guidelines” and “Liability Waiver”

Complete a Student Info Card

Setup Monthly Dues subscription