Kumu Hula Leihi'ilani Kirkpatrick's

Halau Ka Lei Kukui Hi'ilani -Mainland Extension


Led by Auntie Kahanoa Floresca

www.hawaiianhulaworkshops.com

HAWAIIAN HULA WORKSHOPS BY KUMU HULA LEIHI'ILANI KIRKPATRICK

Halau performances will both on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, January 29 ,30 and 31, 2016.  Volunteers are needed in various roles throughout the weekend. Please contact us with your availability and interests.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016 - General Schedule

(See below for detailed schedule and attire)

2:00 - 4:00 - Venue Set-up

4:30 - 6:00 - Halau Meet & Greet with Kumu Lei and Performer's Family Dinner (see below for set-up help needed prior to this)

6:00 - 6:30 - Early Arrival for Event Sponsors' Meet & Greet wtih Kumu Lei

6:30 - 9:00pm - VIP Welcome Dinner Reception @ Emerald Heights

SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2016 - General Schedule

(in-class attire: 2015/2016 workshop shirt with green pa'u skirt, walkabout attire: 2015/2016 workshop shirt with yellow halau pareo)

7:30-8:30am Set-up and Practice for E HO MAI and O IEHOVA

9:00-10:30am Blessing and Workshop

10:30-11:30am Brunch (and set-up teams leave as soon as they get food)

11:30-Clean-up crew stays behind


SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2016 - General Schedule

(in-class attire: 2015/2016 workshop shirt with black kahiko skirt)

2:15 - 4:00pm - HULA KAHIKO HO'ANO class (Ho'ike Set-up

4:15 - 6:00pm - HULA KAHIKO (Traditional) class (Ho'ike Set-up)

6:30 - 8:00pm - MAHALO HO'IKE & ALOHA 'OE KUMU LEI (mini-recital for workshop attendees and halau) - Free for halau members who sell at least one entry ticket to family and friends.
















FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016 - PREPARATION (HELP NEEDED):

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm           Table and Chair Vendor Delivery & Set-up

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm            Event Room and Lobby set and staged       

(Auntie and Uncle leave at 3:30 pm to pick-up KUMU LEI) 


4:00-4:30 pm - FOOD ARRIVAL - delivered by La'ilani - please help unload before Kumu comes.


4:00 - 4:30 pm  VENUE SET /  HALAU DRESSED IN WALKABOUT AND FRESH ADORNMENTS / LINE-UP FOR KUMU'S ARRIVAL 

Halau members' personal gift preparation and line up in lobby or patio (depending on weather) for Kumu Leiʻs arrival

 

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm HALAU  LEI & GIFT GREETINGS, PRAYER & DINNER

(includes HHI Board, band,  and performing member and their families) - Kupuna and by age

 

5:30 - 6:30pm EAT DINNER & PREP FOR FIRST PERFORMANCE

(Halau Members early dinner for kids, dancers and volunteers in conference room)


5:45 pm  RECEPTION TEAM SET

                                                         

6:00 pm    EARLY ENTRANCE VIP  - KUMU TO MEET & GREET

Kumu Lei and those selected by Auntie Kahanoa

for VIPs, Name Tags, Aloha/Lei Greetings, DVD Autographs/Pictures using Step & Repeat     

 

6:30 pm   GENERAL ENTRANCE  

(Music in Lobby / Pupus at Event Room Entrance)

(Name Tags, Aloha/Lei Greetings, DVD Autographs/Pictures using Step & Repeat)

 

7:00 pm   OPENING   

(Mele Hoʻomaikaʻi and Prayer, Evening Agenda, VIP & Sponsor Introductions & Mike-up)

 

7:15 -7:45pm    DINNER & PROGRAM  

(Buffet style. Live band and/or music playing)

 

7:30 pm    KUMU LEI & AUNTIE KAHANOA 

(Story, Mission, Vision & Goals, HHI & Workshops, Q & A)

 

8:00 pm   HALAU HULA

(Auntie Kahanoa, Halau & Previous Workshop Attendees, Kumu Lei)

 

8:30 pm   MAHALO & CLOSING

(E Aloha Mai and Closing Prayer, Pictures & DVD Autographs in Lobby Step & Repeat)

 

9:00 pm   ALOHA

(HHI and Halau volunteer clean up while Kumu Lei and Auntie continue aloha)

 










VIP PROGRAM - Updated 1/29 SUBJECT TO CHANGE

COSTUME (purchase what you don't have) - Please pay on this website

ADORNMENT MATERIAL COSTS -  $15 for Level 2  / HHI, $10 for Level 1, $5 for Kids


7:00 PM - ALL STAND - HALAU FRONT STAGE

1.  PU 'OHE - Lana (Huki I Ke Kalo Costume, see below)

2.  MELE HO'OMAIKA'I and E ALA E with GUESTS


8:00 PM - HULA PROGRAM

3.  WAWAI KA WA MUA / O IEHOVA - Level 2 Wahine and Kane, including HHI Board

a.  Costume - black kahiko skirt purple pareo dress

b.  Hair - Wahine hair in bun.  Kane hair combed. 

c.  Adornment - Fresh Lei Po'o, New Kukui Lei, double with X-pattern.


4.  PIHANAKALANI - Hawaiian Hula International (HHI) Board Members

a,  Costume - Same as O IEHOVA

b.  Hair - Same as O IEHOVA

c.  Adornment - Same as O IEHOVA


5.  HUKI I KE KALO - Level 1 Wahine and Keiki
a.  Costume - Green pa'u skirt over purple pareo dress. HIDE WELL UNDER SKIRT.

b.  Hair - sleeked back and in bun

c.  Adornment - Bun lei with greens, trimmed.  New kukui lei with X pattern


6.   KAILILAUOKEKOA - 4 KEIKI ONLY

Same bun lei  as HUKI I KE KALO.


7.  NANI WAI'ALE'ALE - Level 2 Wahine
a.  Costume - purple pareo top, black pa'u skirt, printed overskirt

b.  Hair - sleeked back and in bun

c.  Adornments -  Lei po'o with purple flower to represent Kaua'i.  (3 strand green gorbanzo bean lei-strand - MAYBE)


8.  HANALEI MOON - Halau Level 1 and 3 VIPs of HALAU HULA O KORU (in their own costume

a.  Costume - blue dress

b.  Hair - sleeked back and in bun

c.  Fresh bun lei, white shell lei twisted.


9.  HO'OMANA - Hula Ministries

a.  Costumes - Ministries' choice

b.  Hair - Minisitries' choice

c.  Adornments - fresh adornments of their choice


10.  AUNTIE'S SOLO - I MISS YOU MY HAWAI'I


11.  KUMU'S SOLO

















JANUARY 2016 HULA & LEIMAKING LESSON PLANS


HULA LESSON PLAN

ALL - MELE HO'OMAIKA'I / E ALA E / WAWAI KA WA MUA / HAWAI'I ALOHA 

 


LEVEL 2 - NANI WAI'ALE'ALE, O IEHOVA, (HO'OMANA)

Ke Iho La Ka Makani (Memorized), Tahitian Medley for MARCH 6 SAN MARCOS ALIVE


LEVEL 1 - HANALEI MOON, HUKI I KE KALO

Ke Iho La Ka Makani (Memorized) & Henehene Kou Aka for MARCH 6 SAN MARCOS ALIVE


KIDS - KAILILAUOKEKOA, HUKI I KE KALO

Ke Iho La Ka Makani, Kaililauokekoa for MARCH 6 SAN MARCOS ALIVE


LEIMAKING LESSON PLAN


SATURDAY, JANUARY 2 - MEMBERSHIP PAYMENT DUE



SATURDAY, JANUARY 9 - PAYMENT FOR ACCESSOREIS & COSTUMES DUE

BRING LEIMAKING  BAG FOR AUNTIE PAKELA TO CHECK OFF - scissors,  spray bottle for water,  towel and baggies and plastic container for lei. NO LEIMAKING


SATURDAY, JANUARY 16:  KEIKI AT 1030 CLASS / KUPUNA & YEAR 1 AT 1200 CLASS (LEVEL 2 is needed in both classes, please contact Auntie Pakela.)


Auntie Pakela will supply cuttings.  We will need all available hands to kokua with the KUPUNA / KEIKI leis, please.  (Auntie ‘Olina & Auntie Makakoa are in the Philippines and we need people to make theirs.  Please bring your lei making bags!!  Please pay your Costumes & Accessories invoice sent by Auntie Kahanoa for us to purchase flowers for each of you.


KUPUNA & LEVEL 1/YEAR 1:  No fresh flowers will be used in your lei,  but on day of event baby’s breath will be used and inserted around bun and lei


KEIKI: Bun lei may include heart shaped leaves into their lei, symbolizing kalo.  Auntie Pakela may supply.


SATURDAY, JANUARY 23:  LEVEL 2 / HHI BOARD AT 830 CLASS


Make 1 lei po'o, instead of 2. (Auntie Pakela will be in town, after all).  We will eliminate the fern and use fresh purple flowers instead, such as mini carnations and/or mini mums, lavender. Please pay your Costumes & Accessories invoice sent by Auntie Kahanoa for us to purchase flowers for each of you.  


Here is the list of lei foliage that is required (photos are attached in order):


1.  Sample of lei (photo attached):  To be worn for all dances Friday, January 29 VIP DINNER and Sunday, January 31  MAHALO HO'IKE & ALOHA OE KUMU LEI .

2.  Pepper tree cutting (photo attached)--- Leave long stem. This will be our "fern".
3.  Palm fronds on pygmy tree (very common, photo attached)---Palm fronds from the little palms commonly used in landscaping.  Cut the entire frond.  You'll need 6-7 large ones.  To save time you may strip the leaves off, but leave them long.   Also. ..BEWARE of the spikes at the base of the frond.
4.  Lemon tree cutting (photo attached)---Orange or lemon tree tips. Please bring 20-30 full bracts. (You can even mix them). Do not remove any leaves.  Leave a four inch stem.

5. Ficus cuttings and/or something similar (see sample lei photo for other leaves not shown)---Aunty Pakela can supply.


CONTACT AUNTIE PAKELA
If you ANY questions on leimaking, please contact Aunty Pakela via text or Messenger on ( FB Patti Pakela Bielma).  Use CONTACT US form on this site and we can forward for you also.