E Komo Mai ~ Welcome
At Puahi's we strive to teach not just the dance but the culture of the people from the islands of Hawai'i and Tahiti. It is our kuleana to bring the best and most traditional to our students. Whether you are a new beginner or have had experience, we welcome new students all year long. Feel free to either come and visit with us anytime during our normal business hours or send us a message. We hope to be a part of your connection to these beautiful islands and the blessing of their culture.
We take new students all year long. If you are a beginner, we suggest you start with the basic's class which meets every Saturday. Once you have met the basic Hula and Tahitian dance steps, you will be moved to a class of your age group. Our current schedule is as follows:
- MONDAY - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ~ Keiki (Ages 5 to 9)
- MONDAY, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ~ Kaikamahine (Ages 10 to 13)
- TUESDAY, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ~ Wahine (Ages 14+)
- WEDNESDAY, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ~ Kaikamahine II (Ages 10-13)
- WEDNESDAY, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ~ Makuahine (Ages 30+)
- THURSDAY, Workshops/Extra Practices/Specialty Classes
- FRIDAY, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ~ Drumming (Some classes scheduled for Sunday afternoons)
- SATURDAY, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ~ Beginner I (All ages)
- SATURDAY, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ~ Beginner II (All ages)
- SATURDAY, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ~ Workshops/Extra Practices
We also offer Hula and Tahitian workshops. These workshops are based on our current schedule and can be scheduled on Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings. Special pricing is available to currently enrolled students. Cost for workshops is $10.00 per session or $25.00 per month.
- HULA WORKSHOP
Designed to prepare students for Hula Competition. Focus is on style, stamina, and education
- TAHITIAN WORKSHOP
Focused on teaching proper Tahitian dance technique and style. This class is also geared toward preparing students for Tahitian solo competitions.
- DRUMMING WORKSHOP
For beginner/intermediate students. Designed to teach the basic beats of drumming and working within a group.
Puahi's requires a one-time Registration Fee of $25.00. We also have an Annual Membership Fee of $10.00 per year. Class Tuition is due monthly and is based on the class duration. We offer an easy way to pay online using your debit or credit cards.
- 1 Hour Class: $50.00 per month
- 1.5 Hour Class: $55.00 per month
- 2.0 Hour Classes: $60.00 per month
- Drumming: $50.00 per month
- Workshops: $25.00 per month or $10.00 per session (special pricing only for registered students)