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HAUMANA HULA HANDBOOK BASIC FOOTWORK DVD
HAUMANA HULA HANDBOOK BASIC FOOTWORK DEMONSTRATION DVD
Our Price: $16.00

#V565D
The companion DVD to The New Haumana Hula Handbook by Mahealani Uchiyama. Presented here are Basic Steps of Hula Pa Ipu as practiced by Halau Ka Ua Tuahine. In the large, well-lit Mahealani Uchiyama Center for International Dance the instructor calls out various hula commands and the hula students execute the steps and hand positions. This uninterrupted hula class is an excellent instructional demonstration to learn the hula steps, or follow along for a low-impact practice session of authentic hula. Steps include: Aholo, Ami Kahela, Ami Kuku, Ami Poniu, Hela, Ho'oholo, Kaholo, Kaholo Uwehe, Ka'o, Kawelu, Ki'i Ki'i Wawae, Ku'i, Lele, Lele Ami, Lele Uwehe, O, Oniu, Oniu Kuku, O'opa, Ulili, and Uwehe. (17 minutes)
POLYNESIAN DANCING FOR FITNESS AND FUN DVD
POLYNESIAN DANCING FOR FITNESS & FUN DVD
Our Price: $34.00

#V002D
    Riki Liufau and the award-winning Nonosina Dancers instruct and demonstrate TAHITIAN DANCE, HAWAIIAN DANCE, POI BALLS, and a short session of FIRE KNIFE DANCE. There are brief performances in authentic costumes in various settings, with the instruction being filmed in a studio. No specific choreographies are taught, but lots ofexcellent beginner, intermediate, and advanced movements are demonstrated and discussed. Then the various steps are combined and danced to various traditional drum rhythms and tempos. (48 minutes)
ORI: THE DANCE OF TAHITI LESSONS 1 & 2 DVD
ORI: THE DANCE OF TAHITI LESSONS 1 & 2 DVD
Our Price: $36.00

#V117D
Both workshops on one DVD!
   ORI I Mahea Uchiyama teaches and performs authentic Tahitian dance in a studio setting with mirrors.  Learn the history of Ori (with vintage photos and drawings), the fundamentals of various types of Tahitian dance, and the costumes used for each.  Then learn numerous hip isolations, steps, postures, arm positions, hand gestures, and a complete otea choreography.  All movements are clearly demonstrated from various angles and discussed thoroughly.
  
ORI II – Picks up where "Ori I" left off.  After a brief review of basic steps (tarava tamo, fa'arapu, and ori tu'i) she moves on to more advanced steps and combinations including varu, ori va'u, fa'amenemene, hura, and nu'u. Each move is thoroughly explained, broken down, and demonstrated.  Also includes costumed performances by Mahea & the KaUa Tuahine Polynesian Dance Company of aparimas (including Pakakina) from Mahea's CDs Moemoea and Tuahine Rain. (72 minutes)

DANCES OF TAHITI FOR EVERYONE DVD
DANCES OF TAHITI FOR EVERYONE DVD -SALE
Our Price: $35.00
Sale Price: $20.00

#V437D
Tahitian dance is the most exciting and popular of all Polynesian dances. It is the original dance of grass skirts swishing to the rapid rhythm of drums. This is a fun instructional video made for both the male and female dancer. Now anyone can learn how to dance Tahitian, the "Ori Tahiti" in these easy step-by-step lessons. Each song is taught by a phrase or drum pattern that has been slowed down for learning purposes. At the end of the lesson everyone will be dancing at the performance speed. "Mirror-imaging" is used in all lessons allowing the dancer to follow each lesson in a mirror-like fashion. Each instructor has had years of cultural and professional experience in Polynesian Dance. (120 minutes)

You will learn:
The two main types of Tahitian dance: the "Ote'a" and the "Aparima"
Basic steps to the advanced form - 5 Male Basic Steps and 6 Female Basic Steps
Essential information on costuming, instrumentation & dance competition.
Learn 5 Tahitian routines: Tamure Tamure, Ote'a Tamari'i, Vahine Tahiti, Ta'u Tiare Taina, and Ote'a Feti'i

Contains all the instructional material from the DVD "Dances of Tahiti for Children", plus additional steps and dances for adults. (Companion CD also available)
DANCES OF TAHITI FOR CHILDREN DVD
DANCES OF TAHITI FOR CHILDREN DVD
Our Price: $25.00

#V426D
  Tahitian dance is the most exciting and popular of all Polynesian dances. It is the original dance of grass skirts swishing to the rapid rhythm of drums.  This is a FUN instructional video for the boy and girl dancer. Now anyone can learn how to dance Tahitian, the "Ori Tahiti" in these easy step-by-step lessons.  Each song is taught by a phrase or drum pattern that has been slowed down for learning purposes. At the end of the lesson, everyone will be dancing at the performance speed.  "Mirror-imaging" is used in all lessons allowing the dancer to follow each lesson in a mirror-like fashion.  (57 minutes)

You will learn:
The two main types of Tahitian dance the "Ote'a" and the "Aparima"
Authentic basic steps - 4 male basic steps and 4 female basic steps
3 Tahitian dance routines: Tamure Tamure, Ote'a Tamari'i , and Vahine Tahiti
Essential information on costuming, instrumentation & dance competition
HAWAIIAN CLASSICS: LEARN HULA, VOL. 1 with KALENE DVD
HAWAIIAN CLASSICS: LEARN HULA, VOL. 1 with KALENE DVD
Our Price: $22.00

#V466D
Darleen "Kalene" Kiefer (formerly known as Darleen Perry) is joined by talented musician/singer/kumu hula Luka Kauhola to provide a refreshing "live" feel. Kalene leads you step by step, with beginning, intermediate, and advanced hulas. Her warm, "user-friendly" coaching makes it easy. You will learn: The five basic steps in hula: the kaholo, hela, 'uwehe, lele 'uwehe, and 'ami. 3 instructional hulas: Waikiki (beginner), Aloha 'Oe (intermediate), and Hi' ilawe (advanced).
Special Features: Kalene dancing in 1980 to "I'll Remember You," by Don Ho; Beautiful Hawaiian scenery; Text hula definitions. (50 minutes)
HULA FOR EVERYONE DVD
HULA FOR EVERYONE DVD
Our Price: $26.00

#V227D
   Learn 4 hula routines (beginner-advanced) from beautiful dancer, choreographer, singer and actress Taina Passmore. Lessons progress from simple steps and movements to variations of increased difficulty and speed. Mirror imaging is used to make following the instructor easier. Each song is then taught one phrase at a time with slower music for learning the steps and hand gestures, and then at performance speed.  You will learn: Dance Hula Girl, Blue Hawaii, Pua Iliahi (about the fragrant sandalwood tree) and Hawaiian Wedding Song (in both English and Hawaiian).  (63 minutes)
KA NANI A'O  KA'U DVD -SALE
KA NANI A'O KA'U DVD -SALE
Our Price: $38.00
Sale Price: $25.00

#V330D
   This dvd includes a performance of the hula Ka Nani A'o Ka'u ("The Beauty of Ka'u") by Debbie Ryder on location at Ka Lae (island of Hawai'i), and a talk-story session with beloved kumu hula (hula master) George Na'ope about the composing of Ka Nani A'o Ka'u during a visit to Ka'u. Features scenic areas described in the song such as Kaulana Bay, Wai'ahukini, Palahemo and Ka Lae and a step-by-step hula lesson by Debbie Ryder on how to dance Ka Nani A'o Ka'u. This lesson requires basic hula knowledge.  (29 minutes) 

(For Individual Home Use Only)

CHRISTMAS DANCES HAWAIIAN STYLE DVD
CHRISTMAS DANCES HAWAIIAN STYLE DVD
Our Price: $24.00

#V051D
     Here are fun hula routines for the holidays performed by Kealani and her Stars of the South Pacific. 13 unique Christmas choreographies (several using dance implements) are danced in 13 different holiday costumes by the late Kealani Davran and her students.  Lots of innovative Christmas outfits range from elegant dresses to Santa hats to skirts decorated like Christmas trees.  These are beginner-intermediate level routines and some are perfect for children.  There are clear full length views of all the dancers for each entire routine.  Kealani loved teaching and performing hula, and took great joy in sharing her routines with other dancers.  Through this dvd her legacy of aloha continues.
     Dances included: Mele Kalikimaka (uli uli), Christmas Luau (puili/uli uli), Christmas Island, Here Comes Santa in a Red Canoe, White Christmas, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear (candles), We Need a Little Christmas (puili), Silver Bells (wristlets of bells), Jingle Bells (uli uli), Deck the Halls (Tahitian-style otea), Silent Night (sitting, kneeling or standing) and Little Drummer Boy (ipu).  (40 minutes)

(This was filmed some years ago and therefore it looks grainy; amateur/semi-professional videography and sound of the era.)
HULA FOR CHILDREN DVD
HULA FOR CHILDREN DVD
Our Price: $20.00

#V181D
   Against a background of breathtaking Hawaiian scenery and ukulele music, lovely Taina Passmore teaches children how to do three complete hulas: Kaholo Hula, Pearly Shells, and Hukilau. Progressing from simple foot and hand movements to those with increased difficulty and speed, the three choreographies are taught step-by-step using "mirror imaging" by the instructor. Then each dance is performed by the children in Hawaiian costumes. Easy enough for children to actually learn on their own, but also very helpful for anyone who teaches children.  (25 minutes)
HOT HULA FITNESS 3-DVD SET
HOT HULA FITNESS 3-DVD SET
Our Price: $40.00

#V519D
     Hot Hula Fitness is a fun, new and exciting dance workout that provides a "total body workout" in 60 minutes. Hot Hula Fitness isolates your larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms.  Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula Fitness incorporates easy to perform Tahitian dance movements set to the sounds of traditional drum beats plus funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.  All ages and fitness levels will enjoy Hot Hula Fitness, starring its creator Anna-Rita Sloss. 
     3-DVD Set includes Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced sessions, each with sections on Form and Technique, Warmup, Breakdown, The Dance, Legs and Abs, and Cool Down.  (180 minutes total) 

HOT HULA FITNESS : SCULPT DVD
HOT HULA FITNESS : SCULPT - Polynesian Dance Workout DVD
Our Price: $18.00

#V537D
Polynesian Dance Workout
     HOT HULA FITNESS, starring Anna-Rita Sloss, now offers : SCULPT the newest exercise and fitness dvd. It provides a “total body” workout in 60 minutes. HOT HULA FITNESS isolates your larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, HOT HULA FITNESS incorporates easy-to-perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout. Great for all ages and fitness levels!
     Builds Lean Muscle,Tones & Defines Arms, Abs & Legs, Easy to Follow, and Fun For All Ages. This DVD includes warm-up, Tamau, Ami, Afata, Varu, Legs & Abs (1 & 2), cool-down, and bonus material.  (60 minutes)

ISLAND GIRL CARDIO HULA and ABS & BUNS WORKOUTS / 2- DVD SET
ISLAND GIRL CARDIO HULA and ABS & BUNS WORKOUTS / 2- DVD SET
Our Price: $11.00

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  Join Kili in Hawaii as she shares her love for the hula. This graceful and unique Hawaiian tradition is also an amazing workout that combines hip movement, footwork, and hand motions to speed up your metabolism and tone your entire body. Kili teaches you hula movements and the routine step-by-step, then you do the entire routine danced to traditional kahiko chants and the rhythms of Hawaiian drums, and finallythere's a cool-down session. 
   Cardio Hula - During this unique workout, you will master six basic hula steps: kaholo, hela, double hela, uwehe, lele uwehe, and ka'o. Kili combines these steps with aerobic steps to create her innovative and enjoyable Cardio Hula workout. This routine will help you burn calories, tone your body and dance the hula like an island girl.  (40 minutes)
  Hula Abs & Buns - In this program, Kili combines traditional hula with fitness moves. You will master eight hula steps: kaholo, hela, double hela, kawelu, kao, ku'i, kalakaua and amiThis dynamic combination delivers amazing results as you dance your way to a slim, toned body with tight and buns.  (40 minutes)
   DVD Special Features: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound; Interactive Full Motion Menus; Chapter Selection; 2 Bonus Kahiko style Hula  Performances in Costume; Workout to Music Only (no narration); Trailers; Photo Gallery
ISLAND GIRL BASIC HULA & WEIGHT LOSS WORKOUT / 2 DVD SET
ISLAND GIRL BASIC HULA & WEIGHT LOSS WORKOUTS / 2 DVD SET
Our Price: $11.00

#V306D
   Join Kili on the beautiful beaches of Maui for these innovative workouts that allow the beginner to learn a choreographed hula dance while experiencing a fabulous aerobic workout. She combines 7 traditional hula steps with fitness moves to help you burn calories while strengthening and toning the entire body. Each DVD begins with a demonstration of the entire routine, and then Kili breaks it down for you to learn each hula step and move. After a warm-up session you can do the entire choreography all the way through, and finally do a cool-down session.
  Hula Workout for Beginners: Learn 7 basic hula steps and fitness moves for the lively beginner's routine "Hula Rock Mama".  (40 minutes)
  Hula Workout for Weight Loss: Learn the routine "Our Sunshine" that targets your heart rate and speeds up your metabolism for weight loss.  (30 minutes)
   DVD Special Features: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound; Interactive Full Motion Menus; Chapter Selection; 2 Bonus Hula Performances in Costume: "Maunalua Bay" and "Beautiful Hawaiian Boys"; Workout to Music Only (no narration); Trailers; Photo Gallery

ISLAND GIRL TAHITIAN CARDIO & TAHITIAN HIPHOP WORKOUTS / 2-DVD SET
ISLAND GIRL TAHITIAN CARDIO & TAHITIAN HIPHOP WORKOUTS / 2-DVD SET
Our Price: $11.00

#V333D
   Kili welcomes you to Hawaii for a workout that will shake up your regular routine. These workouts will help you burn calories while learning both traditional and hot new dance moves. These can also be played without narration and only the music. 
  Tahitian Cardio - Kili has designed this workout to specifically target and tone legs, buns and abs. You will learn four basic Tahitian moves: uniuTahitian bump, umi, and figure eight. Combined with fitness steps, these moves offer an innovative and creative Tahitian Cardio workout to help you lose weight and shape the entire body.  DVD consists of dance, warm-up, workout, cool down, and then the dance again.
   Tahitian Hip Hop - To create Tahitian Hip Hop, Kili combines the art form of Tahitian dance with her favorite hip hop moves. You will learn five basic Tahitian moves: ami, Tahitian bump, flower, snake, and fa'arapu. These steps are designed to keep the hips moving quickly while the upper body stays strong and engaged. The result is a challenging and enjoyable dance fitness experience that will keep you slim and toned. 
   DVD Special Features: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound; Interactive Full Motion Menus; Chapter Selection; 2 Bonus Tahitian Dance Performances in Costume; Workout to Music Only (no narration); Trailers; Photo Gallery
Poi Spinning Basics Instructional DVD
POI SPINNING BASICS INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
Our Price: $20.00

#V412D
   Poi Spinning Basics is a fantastic instructional guide for poi dancers.  Highly sought after as performers and teachers, the graceful female duet known as Pele's Element has developed a clear, concise, and informative style of guiding people of all ages from beginner level to advanced skills. Each move is broken down into short, easy to follow lessons with precise transitions so you can do the move in equal time, split time, forwards, backwards, and combine moves smoothly.  Lessons include: Intro Basics, Circles, Crossing, Weave, Backwards Weave, Corkscrew, Butterfly, Wave, Low Wave, Over the Head, Side to Side Turning, Weave in a Circle, and Butterfly Turn.  Each lesson is reviewed, and then there are two Final Review segments that are actually short routines that combine a number of moves with walk-through instruction. Complete menu for easy navigation and reference.  Resource list included.   (60 minutes)
POI SPINNING: FOCUS ON TRANSITIONS INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
POI SPINNING: FOCUS ON TRANSITIONS INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
Our Price: $21.00

#V422D
   Poi Spinning: Focus on Transitions is designed for those who have mastered the basics and are looking for the next step in developing strong technique in the art of dancing with poi.  Explore your own style by focusing on the links between movements and planes in this follow-up to Poi Spinning Basics with Pele’s Element.  Packed with 23 lessons, a thorough review and choreography suggestions, this DVD will help you find your flow and improve your visual impact on an audience.  Lessons include: Timing (Equal & Split Time), Speed, Length, Body Movement (Anti Spin,Flowers), Turning (Fountain, Windmill, Hip Reels, Butterfly Flowers), Move to Move, Plane to Plane (Wraps, Stalls, Weave), and more.  (84 minutes)
KEIKI HULA INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
KEIKI HULA INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
Our Price: $35.00

#H01D
Honua Lani provides instruction for beginner hula steps and hand gestures, ideas for children's costuming, a brief language guide, an interview with musician Keali'i Cofran, and three Hawaiian hula routines that are especially fun for children.  Each routine is first danced all the way through and then broken down step-by-step.  (45 minutes)
Kahana Kamali'i (what should children do) - Kahiko (ancient) style, sung in Hawaiian
Kaleponi Hula (gifts brought home from California) - Auana (modern) style, sung in English and Hawaiian
That's the Hawaiian in Me (the island way of life) - Auana (modern) style, sung in English
ALOH HULA INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
ALOHA HULA INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
Our Price: $35.00

H02D
Honua Lani provides instruction for beginner hula steps and hand gestures, ideas for costuming, a brief language guide, an interview with musician Keali'i Cofran, and three traditional Hawaiian hula routines that praise the various islands of Hawaii.  (45 minutes)
Beautiful Kauai (the natural splendors of Kauai) - Auana (modern) style, sung in English
Wahine Ilikea (Molokai described as a fair-skinned woman) - Auana (modern) style, sung in Hawaiian
A Kona Hema (the beauty of Kona Hawaii) - Auana (modern) style, sung in Hawaiian
ISLAND DANCES INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
ISLAND DANCES INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
Our Price: $35.00

H03D
Honua Lani provides instruction for beginner and intermediate hula steps and hand gestures, ideas for costuming, a brief language and Hawaiian name guide, an interview with musician Keali'i Cofran, and three traditional Hawaiian hula routines.  (54 minutes)
Kawika (praise for King David Kalakaua) - Kahiko (ancient) style, sung in Hawaiian
E Huli Makou (let's all turn) - Auana (modern) style, sung in Hawaiian
Pearly Shells (seashells on the beach) - Auana (modern) style, sung in English & Hawaiian
HULA PA'I CHOREOGRAPHIES DVD
HULA PA'I CHOREOGRAPHIES DVD
Our Price: $35.00

H07D
Honua Lani performs five traditional Hawaiian hula routines using five different Hawaiian dance implements.  After a brief description and demonstration of each implement, each routine is shown with a full length view of the dancer and an inset close-up of her feet.  (15 minutes)
Hawaiian War Chant - uli uli (feathered gourd rattles)
Naka Pueo - ipu (gourd drum)
Haleakala - kala'au (wooden rhythm sticks)
Green Rose Hula - ili ili (lava stone castanets)
A Kona Kema - puili (split bamboo sticks)
KU'U HOME CHOREOGRAPHIES DVD
KU'U HOME CHOREOGRAPHIES DVD
Our Price: $35.00

H08D
Honua Lani demonstrates five traditional Hawaiian hula routines.  Each performance shows a full length view of the dancer.  (20 minutes)
Ah, My Hawaii - Auana, sung in English
Puamana (a beloved family home) - Auana, sung in Hawaiian
Hula O Makee (a ship on a reef / a woman who has deserted her lover) - Auana, sung in Hawaiian
Nani Wale Na Hala (honors Queen Emma) - Puili Noho (sitting hula using puili), sung in Hawaiian
Shells - Auana, sung in English
HAERE MAI / TAHITI ORI INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
HAERE MAI / TAHITI ORI INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
Our Price: $35.00

H056D
"HAERE MAI" - Honua Lani provides instruction for beginner Maori dance steps and hand gestures, 6 long poi moves (with slow motion), costuming tips, a brief history of New Zealand and the Maori people, and two traditional Maori routines: Pa Mai (action song / dance), Na Waka (double long poi) (30 minutes)
"TAHITI ORI" - Honua Lani provides instruction for beginner Tahitian dance steps and hand gestures, costuming ideas, and three complete beginner Tahitian routines: Te Manu Pukarua - Aparima (story dance), Tanga Tika - Aparaima (story dance), Bora Bora - Otea (drum dance) using ii ii (hand tassels) (25 minutes)

*Due to the age of the original film and the semi-professional videography, lighting and sound, these Maori and Tahitian programs have been combined onto one dvd for better value. The instructional quality is not affected on the Maori. The Tahitian performance section, however is overexposed and it is difficult to see the movements of the dancer. You may need the companion manual (#H06M) to follow along. (2-in-1 dvd = 55 minutes total)
REAL HULA LESSONS FOR CHILDREN INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
REAL HULA LESSONS FOR CHILDREN INSTRUCTIONAL DVD
Our Price: $25.00

#RH27D
Suitable for children ages 4-11
The children of Real Hula actually do the teaching as Kumu Hula Pattye Kealohalani Wright guides you the viewer, and the children through the dancing of six hula songs. You will find that this DVD is entertaining for the young ones and educational as they learn real hula. For hula teachers of young children, these dances are good age-appropriate songs to get the young hula dancer off to a good start. It is meant to be a self-learning experience for the child as well as a resource for those who teach children. Bonus Teaching: Primer on the use of Hawaiian Hula implements, Hawaiian language lesson and the colors of the rainbow in Hawaiian.

Along the way, the animated antics of Manu the Mynah bird will make you laugh as sweet cartoon Momi the hula girl teaches a little something about each of the Hawaiian Islands and introduces a bit of the Hawaiian language and history.

1. "A" Stands for Warm Aloha
2. Sassy Little Mynah Bird
3. Maika'i No Kaua'i
4. E Hula Kakou (using 4 different Hula implements)
5. Going to California
6. There's a Little Word

Teacher
: Kumu Kea (Pattye Kealohalani Wright)
Leve
l: Beginner
Language
: English & Hawaiian
Running time
: 1 hour 57 minutes
Companion CD
: #MH350CD - "Real Hula for Children"
TIARE PUROTU SHOW DVD
TIARE PUROTU SHOW DVD
Our Price: $18.00

#V037D
Cultural Educational Exchange Program featuring: The Tiare Purotu Dancers & Drummers

Brief explanations and demonstrations are given for various types of Tahitian drums, tying pareaus (9 styles for women, 3 for men), and Tahitian dance steps for men and women. The group then performs several dances including "Tahiti Nui", one using hats as dance props, and an otea with elaborate costumes and extra-long ii iis. (35 minutes)

   
 
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