Performance: Food & New Product Show

On Saturday October 13 & 14 2018 the haumāna from Papa Tulipa, Papa Kamaliʻi, along with the musicians and Kumu Leato performed at the Food & New Product Show hosted by Pacific Expo’s Hawaiʻi.  It is such a rarity for the haumāna and Kumu to perform in Hawaiʻi so it was a special treat for…

3rd and 4th Quarter Mandatory Fundraiser

ʻAnoʻai Welina Me Ke Aloha! This week, Kumu Mama, is handing out the 3rd and 4th Quarter Mandatory Fundraiser Letter.  This will run until September 23.  If you are not in class this week please email us for a Letter.  Remember this is the last MANDATORY fundraiser for the year.  We are combining the last…


Aloha! We decided to forego our 2nd Quarter Fundraiser. 3rd Quarter Fundraiser is going to be BINGO with Kumu Hula Nettie Armitage-Lapilio and Hālau Hula ʻO Kekaikuihala.  SAVE THE DATE JULY 21, 2018! More information to come soon!

Summer Break June 1-June 17

Aloha Mai Kākou! We will be on Summer Break from June 1-17. Tuesday Classes when we return we will be COMBINING classes from 5p-5p. Kamaliʻi 5-5:45 ʻŌpio/Mākua 5-6/6:15pm Sunday and Thursday Classes will remain on the same schedule! MAHALO!

Ka Makana Aliʻi Performance

What an incredible performance and turnout for the 2nd CD Release of our Kumu Leato S. Savini.  Ka Makana Aliʻi Centerstage was packed from 5p-9p and over a hundred hula dancers took the stage throughout the evening.  Major aloha to Kumu Rudy Iona and Hula Hālau O Ku;uwahineuʻiokalani, Kumu Sallie Yoza and Hālau Nāpualaʻikauikaʻiu, and…

Willows Performance

On March 15 Kumu Leato celebrated his Official CD Release of his debut album at Willows Restaurant with over a hundred of his students, friends, and family.  It was a star studded event with guest such as 2017 Grammy Award Winner and Nā Hōkū Hanohano Winner Kalani Peʻa, Multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award Winner Kekoa…

1st Quarter Fundraiser

Hālau Nā Mamo O Tulipa 1st Quarter Fundraiser was a success together with Hālau Hula O Kekaikuihala. Mahalo to all who purchased tickets, made donations, and supported this event.   It was fun and there was a great camaraderie and feeling of ʻOhana as it always does. NEXT FUNDRAISER: Kala Kokua Packs