Halau Hi'iakainamakalehua 

  Perpetuating Hula For Future Generations

Student Registration & Tuition:  


A one time registration fee of $100 will be collected upon registration. This fee is non-refundable.  A Hālau pā'ū is required for all female dancers and costs $60, which will also be collected at the time of the registration.  This cost is separate from the registration fee.  A hālau pā'ū will be issued to all wahine and kaikamahine no later than a month from the registration date. All wahine students will submit a monthly tuition of $45.00, while the  kaikamahine, keiki kane and kane will submit a monthly tuition of $40.00. We do offer Family Plans, please inquire about these tuition fees and requirements.  Students may be asked to purchase additional items such as costumes, implements and other Hālau associated items.



Class Information:


Papa Lehua Kau Keha
Elite Women, Ages 13-45
Monday 7:00p-9:00p and Thursday 6:30p-8:30p
Class Description:

This is an invitation only class for women ages 13-45 (or by Kumu's disgression).  Students in this class will focus on advanced technique of hula (kahiko and 'auana) and oli in Hālau Hi'iakaināmakalehua's style. We include language, culture, protocol and basic interpretation. This is a skill commitment, participatory, and attendance based class that requires the highest level of commitment to hālau and hula.  This is NOT a "Hula Lite", beginner, or intermediate class.  Strenuous physical, mental, and spiritual activity is exercised in this class, therefore, commitment and attendance is strongly observed. Students are required to bring a 3 ring binder and writing materials to every class for gathering the information that is taught. It is recommended that you bring water and a towel.  Students in this class may often be asked to perform.



Papa Lehua Mamo

Men, Ages 13-45

Tuesday 7:00p-9:00p 

Class Description:

Students in this class will focus on the basics of hula (kahiko and 'auana) and oli. We include language, culture, protocol and basic interpretation. Students are required to bring a 3 ring binder and writing materials to every class for gathering the information that is taught. It is recommended that you bring water and a towel.  Students in this class may often be asked to perform.



Papa Lehua Makanoe 

Intermediate Level Women, Ages 13-45

Wednesday 7:00p-8:30p

Class Description:

This class is geared towards intermediate level women. This is an invitation only class.  You must previously be active in the Papa 'Ōpu'u Lehua class to be invited into this class.  Students in this class will focus on mastering the basics of hula in true Hi'iakaināmakalehua style.  This class will help prepare the students to move forward in skill and understanding of the Hawaiian culture through hula, and is a prerequisite for the Papa Lehua 'Āhihi (advanced) class.  This is NOT a "Hula Lite", beginner, or intermediate class.  Strenuous physical, mental, and spiritual activity is exercised in this class. Students are required to bring a 3 ring binder and writing materials to every class for gathering the information that is taught. It is recommended that you bring water and a towel.



Papa 'Opu'u Lehua

HULA LITE: Beginner and Entry Level Women, Ages 13-45

Friday 5:30p-7:00p

Class Description:

This class is geared towards beginning or entry level women, women who desire less strenuous physical activity (Hula-Lite), or new women that are just entering hālau.  Students in this class will focus on the basics of hula (kahiko and 'auana) and oli. We include language, culture, protocol and basic interpretation. Students are required to bring a 3 ring binder and writing materials to every class for gathering the information that is taught. It is recommended that you bring water and a towel. 



Papa Lehua Puakea

Makuahine and Kupuna Wahine, Ages 40 and up

Monday 5:30p-6:45p

Class Description: 

This class is geared towards beginning and intermediate level mature women, women who desire less strenuous physical activity (Hula-Lite) and those who can use the experiences of life and put them into their hula.  Students in this class will focus on the basics of hula (kahiko and 'auana) and oli. We include language, culture, protocol and basic interpretation. Students are required to bring a 3 ring binder and writing materials to every class for gathering the information that is taught. It is recommended that you bring water and a towel. Students in this class may occasionally be asked to perform.





Papa Kupu Lehua

Beginner Girls 3-12

Saturday 10:30a-11:30a

Class Description:

This class is to introduce kaikamahine to hula in fun, yet effective ways to promote progress. This class will help prepare the students to move forward in skill, and will help promote and perpetuate a little girls desire for hula through dance, excurssions, activities, and performances. Students are required to bring a 3 ring binder and writing materials to every class for gathering the information that is taught. It is recommended that you bring water and a towel. Students in this class may occasionally be asked to perform.



Papa Liko Lehua

Intermediate and Advance Level Girls 6-12

Wednesday 5:00p-6:30p & Saturday 11:30a-1:00p

Class Description:

Students in this class will focus on the basics of hula.  This class is geared to introduce kaikamahine to hula in fun, yet effective ways to promote progress. This class will help prepare the students to move forward in skill and understanding of the Hawaiian culture through hula. For their needed progression. students will be asked to do more strenuous physical (dance) and intellectual (study) activity  in this class.    Students are required to bring a 3 ring binder and writing materials to every class for gathering the information that is taught. It is recommended that you bring water and a towel. Students in this class may occasionally be asked to perform. 



Papa Mu'o Lehua

Boys 5-12

Tuesday 5:00p-6:30p & Saturday 1:00p-2:30p

Class Description:

Students in this class will focus on the basics of hula. This class is geared to introduce keiki kane to hula in fun, yet effective ways to promote progress. This class will help prepare the students to move forward in skill and understanding of the Hawaiian culture through hula. For their needed progression. students will be asked to do more strenuous physical (dance) and intellectual (study) activity in this class. Students are required to bring a 3 ring binder and writing materials to every class for gathering the information that is taught. It is recommended that you bring water and a towel. Students in this class may occasionally be asked to perform. 


***Special Note: PARENTS and/or GUARDIANS MUST BE ACTIVE IN THEIR CHILD'S HULA LIFE IN ORDER FOR THEIR CHILD TO BE IN CLASS!  Your child needs you to support them and to participate.



All classes are currently held at:

                                                2117A  Eluwene Street
                                                Honolulu, HI 96819 (map)

Take the stairs to the second floor and to the end of the short hallway. Parking available along the fence of St. Anthony School. Please Do Not park in the neighboring Ohana Enterprises Inc.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Jan 28 at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday, Jan 28 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, Jan 29 at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, Jan 29 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM