Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Moʻomeheu Hawaiʻi — Complimentary Cultural Programming


Moʻomeheu Hawaiʻi — Complimentary Cultural Programming

Excellence in Hawaiian performing and visual arts is an important part of our mission. Royal Hawaiian Center offers complimentary classes Monday–Friday, and live entertainment Tuesday–Saturday. Join expert kumu (teachers) in such arts as lei making, quilting, hula, 'ukulele playing and more! Royal Hawaiian Center is proud to present the best in Hawaiian and island contemporary music.

POʻAHA (THURSDAY)

photo of a group of people learning hula

Ukulele Lesson

TIME
10:00–11:00am
LOCATION
Paʻina Lanai Food Court
Learn basic chords and songs as you strum Hawai'i's best-known string instrument, introduced to the islands in the 1870s from Portugal. 25 instruments and music books are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own, or purchase one at Bob's 'Ukulele at Royal Hawaiian Center. Instructors Wainani Yim and Puake'ala Mann are seasoned performers who share favorite songs and simple chords. 1 hour, four times weekly.

Polynesian Cultural Center Performance

TIME
11:00–11:45am
LOCATION
Songs and dances from throughout Polynesia represent Hawai‘i, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Sämoa, Tahiti and more. A cast of dancers and musicians represent one Hawai'i's favorite attractions located in Lä‘ie on O‘ahu’s Windward Coast. 1 hour, twice weekly.

Lei Making Class

TIME
1:00–2:00pm
LOCATION
Level 1, Building A
Making, giving and wearing flower lei is synonymous with Hawaiian hospitality. Naomi Wahinekaupua Braine, owner of Aunty Bella's Lei Stand, shares the kui method of stringing flowers using special lei needles, usally 10in length. Seasonal flowers, string and lei needles are provided. Classes accommodate up to 25 participants. 1 hour, twice weekly.

Hula Lesson

TIME
4:00–5:00pm
LOCATION
Building C, level 2
Hula is the art of Hawaiian dance. It expresses all that we hear, see, smell, taste, touch and feel. Hula is life.The late kumu hula - dance master - Maiki Aiu Lake's philosophy expresses the depths of this Hawaiian art form. Puake'ala Mann, a kumu hula graduate of Hälau Hula o Maiki, shares basic hand gestures, footwork and body movements that accentuate mele - chant or song lyrics. 1 hour, twice weekly.

Hawaiian Entertainment

TIME
6:00–7:00pm
LOCATION
Building A, ground level in front of Fendi
Hawaiian music and hula 'auana (hula’s modern form) fill The Royal Grove Tuesday through Friday at twilight. Hour-long performances feature top island entertainers with a focus on Hawaiian language musical favorites – shared with kama 'äina (locals) and malihini (visitors) with aloha.

Legends in Concert Waikiki - Mini Promotional Show

TIME
7:00pm
LOCATION
Building A, ground level in front of Fendi
Legends in Concert is energizing, crowd-pleasing entertainment, a truly memorable and fun night out. We are confident of bringing to Waikiki a new level of cosmopolitan and entertaining nightlife that enjoys a track record of close to three decades of success.

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