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Hula Classes for Children (Keiki)
The Keiki classes are taught in 12 week sessions. The Winter Session starts on Sunday, January 5th. Class is from 2:45 to 3:15pm. We look forward to having you join us!
Our next FREE Keiki Hula Trial Class is offered Sunday, December 1st & 8th. Let us know if you will be joining us on the "Contact Us" page.
Hula Hālau ‘Ohana Holo‘oko‘a offers hula classes for children (keiki) starting at age 3. New students must be able to participate in the class by themselves. All new students will start in the Beginning/Younger keiki hula class regardless of age and will be evaluated and moved up upon instructor approval. New students are accepted the first class of each session. Please discuss your child’s individual situation with Lisa instructor prior to enrolling.
Nā Kamali'i Hula: (Beginning Hula for Ages 3+)
Sunday – 2:45 to 3:15pm
This class is appropriate for the young beginning dancer. Basic hula steps and hand motions are taught separately. We have a circle time for getting to know all hula sisters and brothers and learning Hawaiian language and songs. Costuming and performing for this class is optional.
Nā Keiki Hula: (Intermediate Hula for Ages 6 -13)
Sunday – 3:15 to 4pm
This class is for children who know their basic hula steps and are able to easily coordinate hand and feet motions. Hawaiian vocabulary will be tested while they are performing their hula basics. One session in the Beginning hula class is required before transitioning to the Older Keiki class. While transitioning, children are encouraged to take the Beginning hula class, but stay for the hula basics of the Older Keiki class. Costuming and performing for this class is optional.
Nā ‘Ōpio Hula (Experienced Teens Ages 13 to 18)
Sunday - 5 to 6pm
Teens with previous hula experience and who show strong hula basics and know their dances and Hawaiian vocabulary will be invited to participate in this class. Members of this class are expected to participate in most performances. Costuming and performing for this class is mandatory.
How to Enroll: After notifying Lisa Chang by e-mail or phone that you plan on joining us, please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of your first class to fill out a registration form. Registration, tuition and your uniform fee should be paid in advance so your uniform and packet will be ready for you.
Hālau Uniform: All students of Hula Hālau ‘Ohana Holo‘oko‘a are required to purchase the Hālau Uniform and wear it to class every week. The Hālau Uniform consists of a Hālau T-shirt and Hālau pa‘u skirt for females, and a Hālau T-shirt and black shorts for males.