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Chicago Hula Auana Workshop with Kumu Auli'i Mitchell

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

Kumu Auliʻi will be teaching the mele “Aloha No Na Pua” written by Nahinu for King David Kalakaua. Kalakaua was a great lover of flowers. The mele will be taught in both the Kahiko (ancient) and Auana (modern) classes.

Cultural Practitioner and kumu hula (master hula teacher) of Halau o Kahiwahiwa in the District of Puna, Hawaii and Halau o Moana-nui-a-Kiwa in Aotearoa (New Zealand), Kumu Auliʻi Mitchell is a student of his mother and kumu hula Harriet Aana Mitchell and his grandfather loea Charles Kahiwahiwa Cash. Mitchell has a Masters in Applied Indigenous Knowledge. He is a cultural anthropologist and cultural specialist in the disciplines of archaeology and cultural impact studies focusing on Hawaii. He serves as vice-chair of the Oahu Island Burial Council.

Prices:

Early Bird until Sept. 30 — $75/class or $150 for two classes - includes Kanikapila; $10 Kanikapila only

After Sept. 30 - $90/class or $170 for two classes includes Kanikapila; $15 Kanikapila only

9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Hula Kahiko (Ancient)

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Hula Auana (Modern)

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Kanikapila - Music/Hula Sharing

ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT HALAU I KA PONO AND THE ZEN LIFE & MEDITATION CENTERʻS NEW BUILDING AT 46 LAKE STREET IN OAK PARK. MAHALO NUI KUMU AULIʻI MITCHELL!!!!