REGISTRATION Open enrollment happens twice a year – in March and September. A registration fee of $40+ first month’s tuition is required at the end of Open Enrollment to officially register for classes. Registration fee includes practice t-shirt and hula book(s). All students must re-register annually. Re-registration fee is $25. **Ukulele & Drumming registration fee is $15**

Ukulele Students: Group classes are limited to 8 students per class. There is a 5 student minimum for ukulele classes and classes will be cancelled if enrollment minimum is not met. Private lesson time slots are limited. We will accept enrollment on a first come, first serve basis. New ukulele students must begin with a 12-week session. Please see tuition below. 

TUITION

New students must enroll in our recurring tuition system to complete registration. Payments are processed on the 1st of each month. There will be a $50 fee for failed transaction due to insufficient funds. Complete tuition enrollment here.

Monthly Fees:

Hula $70

Gracious Ladies Hula $60

Babies Hula (Ages 3-7 – Saturday Class Only) $60

Polynesian Dance $70

Tahitian Drumming – $45

Ukulele (Group) $65

Ukulele (Private) $125

Ukulele (12 Week Session): $210 – Must be paid for in advance. No refunds.

Discounts: Discounts are offered for families with more than one student or students who register for multiple classes. Please inquire

ANNOUNCEMENTS: All students and/or parents/guardians are required to be properly subscribed to announcement notifications. It is your responsibility to ensure you are receiving them.

ATTENDANCE: Good attendance is expected, as absences and tardiness can hold back an entire class. Students should be prompt and prepared for class. It is important to notify us if you will be late or absent prior to the start of class. If you need to leave class early you should let the instructor know before class starts. 

ATTIRE: All students must come to Hula and/or Polynesian Dance in the proper attire. Students must dress in appropriate attire at hālau performances and other hālau related events.

Hula: Practice shirt, pa’u (pareo if you don’t have a pa’u) and pua/koko is required to participate in class.  Hair must be in a neat bun, away from your neck and face. Kane must wear practice shirt and comfortable black shorts.You will not be able to attend class without a complete uniform. Please be dressed and ready before class starts. 

Polynesian Dance: Black fitted top and black pareo for wahine. Black t-shirt and comfortable black shorts for kane.

 

PĀʻŪ

You will notice that our current dancers wear the same skirt to practice. Our halau pā’ū (hula skirt) is available to our kaikamahine (girls) and wahine (women) students after 3 months of commitment. At that time, it is required to purchase your pa’u – $40 for keiki and $50 for adults.

STUDENT DROP-OFF/PICK-UP For students under the age of 18 who are dropped-off and picked-up, it is the parent/guardians’ responsibility to ensure your child has entered the hālau and properly signed in. At the end of class, the hula instructor will release students upon parent/guardians’ presence. Please notify us if someone else is picking up your child. Parents and other guests are not allowed in the studio during class time unless approved by the instructor.

PARTICIPATION

Ohana participation is key to a successful hula journey and hālau. Parents/guardians must be active in their child’s hula life in order for their child to participate in class, performances and other events. It is highly encouraged that you involve your ohana in hālau events and gatherings. This includesr

VOLUNTEERING

Halau members and parents/guardians are required to volunteer at events sponsored or hosted by Kaleinani and Ke Kukui Foundation. All Ke Kukui/Kaleinani events support the advancement of the hālau, therefore directly affect the enrichment of our students learning environment and opportunities.

 

GENERAL STUDIO RULES

  • Only students allowed in the studio during class
  • No footwear should be worn in the studio
  • No food or drinks allowed; except water
  • No gum chewing in any class
  • No use of cellphones during class
  • Clean up after yourself; keep the studio clean
  • Aloha kekahi i kekahi Love one another

CONTACT US For any questions regarding Kaleinani o ke Kukui please do not hesitate to contact us by email, phone, or text.

Kaloku Holt – Director: (808) 227-4043

Alyssa Reyes – Assistant Director: (808) 321-7494

Email: kaleinani@yahoo.com

Financial/Tuition questions and concerns: programs@kekukuifoundation.com