Five on Friday – April 3, 2015

Get your family and friends together, and come try one of classes for just $5!*

Five on Friday, April 3rd

* $5 (per person, per class)

6:30 PM – Hula Basics

7:30 PM – Ori Tahiti Basics

8:30 PM – Tahitian Drumming

Island Hawaiian Studios

1122 Lincoln Avenue

Alameda, CA 94501

Email us at HalauMakana(at), or call (510)995-8746 for more information.


No Class on Saturday, March 14th

Polynesian Dance Conditioning will not be meeting on Saturday, March 14th.

Staff and Students will be in Berkeley at the Kāpili Workshops and Retreat

Come out and join us at the workshops!

Regular Polynesian Dance Conditioning Classes resume on March 21st.

New Classes on Wednesday Mornings begins March 4th

We are excited to announce the beginning of 2 new Adult (ages 18+) Hula Classes on Wednesday mornings. Men and women with at least 6 months of previous hula instruction are welcome to join our 10am class (10 – 10:45am).

The Beginning Basics class meets from 11 – 11:45am. For those looking to start their first hula lesson, or anyone who wants a refresher course, this class is perfect for you.

Class attire is comfortable stretch clothing that allows you to move with ease. No denim in class (includes jeans, jeggings, denim shorts, denim skirts, and stretch denim). More class attire details will be shared in class.

Both classes are ongoing.

Enrollment Fee: $25          Monthly Tuition: $55          Drop-In Fee: $15

Instructor: Kumu Hula Lani Cid-Iulio

For more information, or to register for class, email us at HalauMakana(at)hotmail(dot)com, or call us at (510)995-8746.




Open Enrollment January 2015

Enrollment is open through the month of January.

Classes begin the week of January 5th.

New Haumāna (students) are invited to join the following classes:

Dance Classes:

Teens/Adults Hula 1 (ages 13+) – Mondays at 6pm ($50/month)

Teens/Adults Ori Tahiti 1 (ages 12+) – Mondays at 8pm ($50/month)

Keiki Hula/Ori Tahiti 1 (ages 5 – 12) – Wednesdays at 5pm ($50/month)

Music & Drumming Classes:

Teens/Adults ‘Ukulele 1 (ages 13+) – Thursdays at 6pm ($50/month)

Keiki ‘Ukulele 1 (ages 8 – 12) – Mondays from 5:15 – 5:45pm ($40/month)

Tahitian Drumming  (ages 13+) – Sundays at 3pm ($50/month)


Registration Fee: $25/student/class


To register or receive more information, call (510)995-8746

Email: HalauMakana(at)

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6-week Holiday Session – Tahitian Dance Basics

A great way to end the year and release some holiday stress. This class focuses on Tahitian dance basics and is open to all levels of tahitian dancers.

Teens & Adults (ages 13+)

Mondays, 8 – 8:45pm


To register or receive more information, please email us at IslandHawaiian(at), or call us at (510)995-8746. ~