These are the available classes.  For actual class session dates, see our event calendar.

To enroll, visit on a class day, talk to Kumu Kaimi and sign up on the spot.


Sundays​

Time

NameDescriptionMonthly Fee
12:15-1:00 PMTahitian DrummingLearn Tahitian rhythm on toʻere and other instruments. Prefer one year or more basic Tahitian drumming knowledge. Suitable for kane and wahine (men and women, boys and girls); must be approved by Kumu to be in this class. Ages 8+. Dates: 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 11/4, 1/6/19, 1/13/19. Must enroll by 8/25/18, full payment due by 9/16/18. Equipment rental is available for $50 for the full five-class session.$100 one time fee
1:15-2:00 PMHoʻopaʻaLearn Hawaiian rhythm on ipu heke. Prefer one year or more basic hoʻopaʻa knowledge. Suitable for kane and wahine (men and women, boys and girls); must be approved by Kumu to be in this class. Ages 8+. Dates: 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 11/4, 1/6/19, 1/13/19. Must enroll by 8/25/18, full payment due by 9/16/18. Equipment rental is available for $50 for the full five-class session.$100 one time fee
Sunday afternoon, dates and time varyDesert Strummers musiciansAccepting all who want to learn Hawaiian music with the opportunity to perform. We perform with KHOH dance shows and we perform as a band. Led by Alakaʻi Mea Hoʻokani Pila Uncle Mike Bonnice. Open to all who want to sing or play an instrument. You'll learn ʻolelo Hawaiʻi and moʻolelo thru mele.$10

Pricing


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Basic prices is $40 per month for Hula or Tahitian dance class.  Take both Hula and Tahitian for $60 per month.

To maximize your opportunities, we give a family discount.  The cost of a family of two or more people will not be more than $120 per month.  The actual cost depends on individual class fees for each person.  The exceptions are that there is not a family discount for ʻOlelo Hawaiʻi or ʻUkulele. 

Equipment rental is $10 per month. 


**There is a one time registration fee for all new haumana (students) of $50.00.  This pays $10 toward a t-shirt and $40 toward the first month's fees. 

Returned checks will incur a $25 returned check fee.

Debit and credit cards are accepted, as is PayPal, with an additional charge of 5% rounded up.

Payments are due on the third Saturday of the month for the next month.  Late fee of $15 applies for dues received after the 21st of the previous month for the following month.

Name

DescriptionFee
Hawaiian HulaMultiple hula classes per sesson included (3 sessions per month)$40 per person per month
Tahitian danceMultiple Tahitian classes per sesson included (3 sessions per month)$40 per person per month
ʻOlelo HawaiʻiGuaranteed five sessions. Up to two classes may be cancelled without refund. No make up classes will be made. Only allowed to miss two classes. Dates: 8/4, 8/25, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1$100 one time fee, due 8/25/18
ʻUkuleleGuaranteed five sessions. Up to two classes may be cancelled without refund. No make up classes will be made. Only allowed to miss two classes. Dates: 8/11, 8/18, 9/15, 9/29, 10/20, 11/10, 11/17, 12/15$100 one time fee, due 8/25/18
Tahitian drummingDates: 9/9/18, 9/23, 10/7, 11/14, 1/6/19, 1/13. Guaranteed 5 sessions. One class allowed to be cancelled without refund. No make- up classes will be made. Only allowed to miss 1 class. 1 year or more basic Tahitian Drumming knowledge preferred; must be approved by Kumu to be in this class; suitable for Kane & Wahine; Ages 8+; Toere & toere stick required; Kumu has a limited supply of Toere & toere sticks to rent for nominal equipment fee; Highly suggested to purchase practice PVC Toere & Dowel for $20.
$100 one time fee, due 9/16/18
HoʻopaʻaDates: 9/9/18, 9/23, 10/7, 11/14, 1/6/19, 1/13. Guaranteed 5 sessions. One class allowed to be cancelled without refund. No make-up classes will be made. Only allowed to miss 1 class. 1 year or more basic Ho'opa'a knowledge preferred; must be approved by Kumu to be in this class ; suitable for Kane & Wahine; Ages 8+; Ipu Heke & Pale Ipu required OR Ipu Heke 'ole & pareu is ok; Kumu has a limited supply of Ipu Heke to rent for nominal equipment fee.
$100 one time fee, due 9/16/18
MusiciansMusician practice as often as we can, at least twice a month$10 per person per month

Time

NameDescriptionMonthly Fee
9:45-10:30Beginning HulaFor beginners with no Hula dance experience; suitable for both kane and wahine (men and women, boys and girls). All ages.$40
10:30-11:15Papa Hui HulaFor those with one year or more Hula dance experience; suitable for both kane and wahine (men and women, boys and girls). All ages.$40
11:15-12:00Ori TahitiFor those with one year or more Tahitian dance experience; vahine only (women and girls). All ages.
$40
12:00-12:45KaneAll ages, kane only (men and boys), beginning-experienced levels. Various dance styles to be taught may or may not include Hula, Tahitian, Samoan, Maori.$15
12:45-1:30Keiki HulaFor those with one year or more Hula dance experience; suitable for both keiki and kaikamahine (boys and girls). Elementary ʻOlelo Hawaiʻi will be taught. Up to age 12. $40
1:30-2:30ʻOlelo HawaiʻiFor beginners, no Hawaiian languge experience necessary, suitable for kane and wahine (men and women, boys and girls). Open to all ages who know basic reading & writing skills necessary to keep up. Dates: 8/4, 8/25, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1, 1/5/19$100 one time fee
1:30-2:30ʻUkuleleFor beginners, no ukulele experience necessary, suitable for kane and wahine (men and women, boys and girls). Open to ages 12 & up. Ukulele required, Kumu has a limited supply of ukulele to rent for nominal equipment fee. Dates: 8/11, 8/18, 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 10/20, 11/10, 11/17, 12/15, 1/12/19$100 one time fee
2:30-4:30WahineAges 13 & up (women and girls), must be approved by Kumu to be in this class. Class lesson will vary, ALWAYS to include at least one hour of Hula. The remaining time would be Tahitian. Could be two hours Hula, could be 1.5 hours Hula and 0.5 hours Tahitian.$60
4:30-5:15MakuaAges 30 and up suggested (women), with Hula experience, must be approved by Kumu to be in this class.$40
5:30-7:30Kapehe(There are currently no openings for kapehe)
TBDShow TeamPerform in shows at birthday parties, luaus, charity events, and so on. For dancers with five years or more Hula dance experience and five years or more Tahitian dance experience or willing to learn Tahitian aparima, Maori, and Samoan. Must be approved by Kumu to be on this team. Open to kane and wahine (men and women, boys and girls). All ages. Class days and times will vary but sufficient notice will be provided.
KHOH Fees

Saturdays​

2018 - 2019 Season