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Hula classes, or lei/grass skirt making classes?

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Hula classes, or lei/grass skirt making classes?

Ok-- ridiculous question-- my teenaged boys want to learn to hula, and maybe learn to make a lei while we are here... I'll probably join them!

Does anyone offer these kinds of classes? It would be fun.


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1. Re: Hula classes, or lei/grass skirt making classes?


Whalers Village has some cultural activities.


I can't think of a place to make ti leaf skirts.


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2. Re: Hula classes, or lei/grass skirt making classes?

Aloha Susiehoffy,

I don't know if your sons have ever seen some of the kane (men's) hula groups perform at the Merrie Monarch Festival held every year on the Big Island, but WOW! Some of the men's groups are absolutely beyond powerful, stunning to watch. These can be seen on YouTube or www.merriemonarch.com

Hopefully some locals that participate in a Maui Hula Halau will see your post and give some good input. There are many Hula Halau on Maui as seen here:


Scroll down to see all the Maui ones. I do know that hula is considered a sacred part of the Hawaiian culture, so I do not know if anyone in these groups would consider giving a private lesson or not, or for that matter if that is something you are even interested in. I don't know a lot about hula, but I am fascinated with the history and beauty of it, and love learning about, and watching it every chance I get!

Btw, you can order videos of the winning performances from the Merrie Monarch festival right on their website! :-)

Edited: 24 March 2014, 15:18
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