Date: September 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Castle Theater, Kahului, Maui
Castle Theater BUY TICKETS Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 – 1:00 PM Kumu Māhealani Uchiyama and Hālau Ka Ua Tuahine will return to the Kū Mai Ka Hula Competition on September 10th. The hālau made its first appearance there in 2015 showcasing its Kūpuna dancers. They presented the hula I Aloha ʻIa Nō ʻO Kanaio, and […]
Date: September 24, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Venue: Castro Valley Performing Arts Center
The Makaha Sons are living legends of Hawaiian music. They will be presented in an unforgettable concert which will also feature the Bay Areaʻs own Ka Nalu and hula by Hālau Ka Ua Tuahine.
Date: September 25, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Book Passages in Corte Madera
Join Kumu Māhealani Uchiyama for a presentation of hula and song. She will also read passages from her new book, the Haumāna Hula Handbook and be on hand to sign copies. More information
Almost 35 years ago we moved to California from Honolulu and (luckily for me) landed in Uncle Joe Kahāʻulelioʻs hālau. After he passed away a few years later I began to teach hula. I noticed one thing right away. Those of us who were from Hawaiʻi had a very different perspective on the hula from […]
Uchiyama grew up within the Hawaiian hula tradition of her hometown, Washington D.C. Her love for the practice later brought her to places like Hawai’i, New Zealand and Tahiti, where she studied dance and immersed herself in local culture. She spoke to KALW’s Jen Chien. Listen to the interview.