Tagged with Hula Halau ‘o Lilinoe

Na Halau

Here is just a listing of all the Halau in Torrance, Carson, and Gardena with as much contact info. as I could find… Carson: Echoes of the Islands, Kumu Kita Austin Phone: 310-835-9860 Email: bobandkita@hotmail.com Hula Halau ‘O Lilinoe, Sissy Kaio Phone: 310-217-0055 Email: slkaio@aol.com; halaulilinoe.org Gardena: Kanani Kalama Hula Studio, Kanani Kalama Phone: 310-327-7736 … Continue reading

American Aloha

So last night I watched the PBS special, American Aloha, which focuses on Hula in California following three halaus: Sissy Kaio’s Hula Halau ‘o Lilinoe in Carson, Mark Hoʻomalu‘s Na Mele Hula ‘Ohana (which was disbanded in 2002.  In 2003, he opened the Halau, Acadamy of the Hawaiian Arts) in Oakland, and Patrick Makuakane’s Nå … Continue reading

The most exciting news so far…

I found a scholar who has done a ton of work on Mainland Hawaiian culture!  Her name is Rona Tamiko Halualani and she teaches at SJSU in the department of communication studies.  She wrote a book on Mainland Hawaiian culture even, In the Name of Hawaiians, which I definitely need to get my hands on, … Continue reading

Halau Carson

There are two main Halaus in Carson which show up on AlohaWorld as well as Hawaiian Music Island. One is Echoes of the Islands, which is under the direction of Kita Austin but has no website.  I have tried contacting Kumu Kita and am awaiting a reply.  If anyone has any information on this halau … Continue reading