Dance

Shuri-style Kumiwudui:  Continuing the Legacy of Kin Ryosho Sensei Saturday, June 23, 2018 1:00 – 2:00 PM Maui Okinawa Cultural Center 688 Nukuwai Place, Wailuku This lecture/demo is a rare opportunity to learn about kumiwudui, the classical Okinawan dance/drama which was created during the days of the Ryukyu Kingdom.  Presented by Cheryl Yoshie Nakasone Sensei, ...
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The Shaping of a Master ʻUkulele Player with Mika Kane and Byron Yasui A presentation in fulfillment of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Folk & Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant Saturday, June 23, 2018 2:00 PM Maui Okinawa Cultural Center 688 Nukuwai Place Wailuku, Maui Free admission Byron Yasui has been playing ...
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The Hula Preservation Society (HPS) is implementing the Kamehameha I Statue community engagement component under our agreement with the North Kohala Community Resource Center in support of their conservation efforts.  As part of the community engagement, HPS has enrolled five Kohala kumu hula in two hula kiʻi workshop intensives at the upcoming Ka ʻAha Hula ...
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SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE Arts and Culture Demonstrations on the Front Lawn: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Puppet & Mask Making Let your creativity and imagination go wild! Come and make your own simple puppets and masks with Bonnie Kim. Children under ages of 5 need to be accompanied by an adult. Kapa Demonstration ...
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  Gertrude Yukie Tsutsumi, a long­time collaborator with the State Foundation in Culture and the Arts, has been named one of eleven 2015 National Heritage Fellows, the nation’s highest award in folk and traditional arts. Tsutsumi, also known by her stage name Onoe Kikunobu, is one of the premier nihon buyo (Japanese classical dance) artists in Hawai‘i ...
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