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POLYNESIAN DANCE DVD STUDY COURSE
Instructor: HONUA LANI
Honua Lani, a professional Polynesian dancer for over 30 years, presents this series of instructional dvds, manuals, and cds that allow you to learn the authentic dances of Hawaii, Tahiti, and New Zealand at home. #H01, #H02, and #H03 of the series provide the basic instruction for both auana (modern-style) and kahiko (ancient-style) hula, as well as historical and cultural information to allow dancers to feel informed and to perform with confidence. #H04, #H07, and #H08 are choreographies only - no instruction. Dvds include a complete performance of each routine in a different authentic costume; manuals include each written routine and translation.  See individual descriptions for additional information about each component.
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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
Keiki Hula Manual
KEIKI HULA MANUAL
Our Price: $17.00

#H01M
Instructor Honua Lani - 3 written routines and translations that are especially nice for children. Includes a glossary of beginner steps and gestures, a brief history of Hawaii, children's costuming ideas, class activities, a simple language guide, and 3 complete choreograhies: Kaleponi Hula (California Hula-auana in English and Hawaiian), Kahana Kamalii (what should children do-kahiko), and That's the Hawaiian in Me  (auana in English)  (36 pages; 8.5" x 11"; Spiral Bound)
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
ALOHA HULA MANUAL
ALOHA HULA MANUAL
Our Price: $17.00

#H02M
Instructor Honua Lani - 3 written routines and translations for adult beginners. Includes a glossary of beginner steps and hand gestures, brief history, costuming ideas, a brief language guide, and 3 complete choreographies: Beautiful Kauai (auana in English), Wahine Ilikea (fair skinned woman-auana in Hawaiian), A Kona Hema (beauty of nature-auana in Hawaiian). (34 pages; 8.5" x 11"; Spiral Bound)
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
ISLAND DANCES MANUAL
ISLAND DANCES MANUAL
Our Price: $17.00

#H03M
Instructor Honua Lani - 3 written routines and translations for intermediate dancers. Includes a glossary of intermediate steps and gestures, brief history, costuming tips, a brief language guide, and 3 complete choreographies: Kawika (King Kalakaua-kahiko hula), E Huli Makou (Let's all turn-auana in Hawaiian), Pearly Shells (auana in English). (38 pages; 8.5" x 11"; Spiral Bound)
KEIKI HULA / ALOHA HULA / ISLAND DANCES CD
KEIKI HULA / ALOHA HULA / ISLAND DANCES CD
Our Price: $17.00

#H0123CD
Performed by Keali'i Cofran - This CD features all 9 songs used on Polynesian Dance Study Course DVDs  #H01, #H02, and #H03: 
Kaleponi Hula, Kahana Kamalii, That's the Hawaiian in MeBeautiful Kauai, Wahine Ilikea, A Kona Hema, Kawika, E Huli Makou, Pearly Shells
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)
Hula Pa'I Manual
HULA PA'I MANUAL
Our Price: $17.00

#H07M
Instructor: Honua Lani - 5 written routines and translations using 5 different Hawaiian implements: Green Rose Hula (ili ili stones), Hawaiian War Chant (uli uli feathered gourds), Haleakala (kala'au sticks), Naka Pueo (ipu gourd drum), O Kona Hema (puili bamboo sticks). (18 pages; 8.5" x 11"; Spiral Bound) 
HULA PA'I CD
HULA PA'I CD
Our Price: $17.00

#H07CD
Performed by Keali'i Cofran - 5 songs: Green Rose Hula (ili ili stones), Hawaiian War Chant (uli uli feathered gourds), Haleakala (kala'au sticks), Naka Pueo (ipu gourd drum), O Konahema (puili 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
Ku'U Home Manual
KU'U HOME MANUAL
Our Price: $17.00

#H08M
Instructor: Honua Lani - 3 written intermediate routines and translations: Ah My Hawaii (auana in English), Puamana (family home-auana in Hawaiian), Hula O Makee (ship on a reef-auana in Hawaiian), Nani Hale O Naue (for Queen Emma-sitting puili), Shells (auana in English).  (22 pages; 8.5" x 11"; Sprial Bound)
KU'U HOME CD
KU'U HOME CD
Our Price: $17.00

#H08CD
Performed by Keali'i Cofran - 5 songs: Ah My Hawaii (English), Puamana (family home-Hawaiian), Hula O Makee (ship on a reef-Hawaiian), Nani Wale Na Hale (for Queen Emma-Hawaiian), Shells (English).  
Hana Hou Manual
HANA HOU MANUAL
Our Price: $17.00

#H04M
Instructor: Honua Lani - 8 routines for beginner-intermediate children and adults. The Hula (children's auana in English), Uwehe, Ami, and Slide (rock and roll style hula in English), Puamana (traditional style auana in Hawaiian), Wahine Ilikea (fair-skinned women-auana in Hawaiian), Ah My Hawaii (auana in English), Hula Breeze (auana in English), Hula Lady (contemporary style auana in English), Hula O Makee (ship on reef-auana in Hawaiian). ( 25 pages 8.5" x 11"; Spiral Bound)
HANA HOU CD
HANA HOU CD
Our Price: $17.00

#H04CD
Performed by Keali'i Cofran -  The Hula (English), Uwehe, Ami, and Slide (English), Puamana (Hawaiian), Wahine Ilikea (Hawaiian), Ah My Hawaii (English), Hula Breeze (English), Hula Lady (English), Hula O Makee (Hawaiian)
CHRISTMAS LUAU MANUAL OF CHRISTMAS HULA ROUTINES
CHRISTMAS LUAU MANUAL OF CHRISTMAS HULA ROUTINES
Our Price: $17.00

#H09M
Instructor: Honua Lani - 5 written holiday routines and translations for beginner-intermediate dancers. Includes a brief history of Christmas in Hawaii and Christmas costuming ideas. 5 complete choreographies for: Little Drummer Boy (kahiko), Kanaka Waiwai (religious auana in Hawaiian), Away in a Manger (sitting hula), Silent Night (standing hula in Hawaiian and English), Auld Lang Syne (auana in Hawaiian and English).  (11 pages; 8.5" x 11"; Spiral Bound) 
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)
Haere Mai Manual
HAERE MAI MANUAL
Our Price: $17.00

#H05M
Instructor: Honua Lani - 2 written Maori routines and translations for beginners. Includes Maori dance steps and hand gestures for Pai Mai (action song/dance) and 6 different poi ball movements for Na Waka, diagrams for poi ball movements, brief history and culture of the Maori, how to make poi balls, Maori costuming and art, brief language guide. (25 pages; 8.5" x 11"; Spiral Bound)
TAHITI ORI MANUAL
TAHITI ORI MANUAL
Our Price: $17.00

#H06M
Instructor: Honua Lani - 3 written routines and translations for beginners. Includes glossary of Tahitian steps and gestures, brief history of Tahiti, language guide, costuming, diagrams, and maps. 3 complete choreographies: Te Manu Pukarua (aparima), Tanga Tika (aparima), Bora Bora (otea-with ii ii hand tassels).  (26 pages; 8.5" x 11"; Spiral Bound)
HAERE MAI/TAHITI ORI CD
HAERE MAI/TAHITI ORI AUDIO CD
Our Price: $17.00

#H056CD 
Performed by Al Hoorn.  This CD features all 5 songs used on Polynesian Dance Study Course DVD  #H056D.
 2 Maori songs and 3 Tahitian songs: Pa Mai (action dance), Na Waka (double long poi), Te Manu Pukarua (aparima), Tanga Tika (aparima), Bora Bora (otea drums).
   
 
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