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Hawaiian Dance and Art

April 4, 2018

VENUE: Historic Villa


About the instructor, Kau'i Isa-Kahaku:

Kauʻi Isa-Kahaku has received formal hula training since the age of six. She is the kumu hula of Halau Na Wai Ola, an award-winning hula school located in San Jose’s Japantown. Together with her husband and daughters, she has created a community based on service, infused with traditional Hawaiian values, and dedicated to the perpetuation of the art of hula as well as the spirit of aloha.

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Hula is an integral part of the Hawaiian identity, used to pass down knowledge from one generation to the next. Students will work with instructor Kauʻi Isa-Kahaku to learn to dance a hula as well as the history and meaning behind it. A fun Hawaiian art activity will be included in the workshop.

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