Hula Kahiko

June 20, 2015 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Volcano Art Center Gallery
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
Crater Rim Drive, Hawaii

HalauOKouLimaNaniE_249VAC’s Hula Kahiko series continues on Saturday, June 20 at 10:30am with a performance by Hula Hālau O Kou Lima Nani ‘E under the direction of Kumu Hula Iwalani Kalima.

Hula Hālau O Kou Lima Nani ‘E was founded in 1986 to coordinate cultural education programs that benefit Hawai‘i communities.  Students in the hālau range from keiki (children) to Kupuna (elders) and are taught all aspects of the hula tradition including the practice of traditional Hawaiian values.

Iwalani Kalima is the Kumu Hula of Hula Hālau O Kou Lima Nani ‘E. She studied under renowned hula master George Lanakilakeikiahiali’i Na’ope for over 36 years. She received her kumu palapala in 1982. Iwalani’s ambition is to perpetuate her life experiences with people that want to learn about hula, Hawaiian culture and its arts.

This presentation is free and open to the public and will be presented authentically in an outdoor setting, rain or shine without electronic amplification. Audience members are encouraged to bring sun/rain gear and sitting mats.

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