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Kahiko Adult Hula Class

  • Halau i Ka Pono / Zen Life Meditation Center 38 Lake Street Oak Park, IL, 60302 United States (map)

The ancient or classical dances of Hawaii that are accompanied by chanting is called Hula Kahiko. These classes are more vigorous and also emphasize the cultural aspect of Hawaii. Many hulas are part of a hula lineage that goes back centuries through teachers such as Mary Kawena Pukui, Pat Bacon, Lokalia Montgomery, Iolani Luahine, Hoakalei Kamau’u, and Maiki Aiu Lake. The class will learn the chants and dances accompanied by chanting.  

Open to women and men age 15 and older with at least 2 months of basic hula or dance experience, and permission of Kumu June

Cost: $20/class or 4 classes for $70. Bring payment of cash or checks payable to “Halau i Ka Pono” to class.