About the Halau
After 20 years of participating locally in Hawaiian cultural ceremonies and sacred rituals, East Hawaii's Halau Hula Ka Makani Hali Ala O Puna inc. is now a non-profit organization in order to incorporate a greater vision.
"E Ho'omau Ka Ha O Ka Hawai'i" ("To Perpetuate the Culture of Hawai'i")
"The purpose for whch the Corporation is organized is to support and encourage the growth and perpetuation of traditional Hawaiian Culture through Pono (Hawaiian protocol), pa'a (strong/secure/right) education in Hula (Hawaiian Dance), Oli (Hawaiian Chants), and in the participation of ancient ceremonies and rituals."
Our Guiding Values
1) To educate students nationally and internationally in various aspects of hula including hula kahiko (ancient hula dance), oli (chant), and ho'opa'a (accompaniment), costuming, regalia, protocol, Hawaiian language and culture.
2) To share Hawaiian culture with others worldwide.
3) To internationally represent Hawaii in cultural events and sacred ceremonies.
4) To maintain Pono (high standards and discipline) within the art and practice of hula to increase the mana (life force energy) of the halau (school) and of the individual haumana (student).
Our Vision Statement
Exposing the world to the beauty and majesty (sovereignty) of Hawaiian culture and being a guiding light in traditional hula, promoting its practice as a spiritual discipline.
now and take an active role in Halau's vision to perpetuate the glory of Hawaiian Culture!
If Interested in joining the Halau Hula
Please kokua (help) in joining our vision with a monetary or service contribution, please contact us, Mahalo nui loa.