Hawaiian Culture

Men's Eco-Festival Week & Jungle-(Q)ween Party

Richard Koob and the Kalani Team

Join us for special men's activities during our Eco-Hawai’i Festival!

Come for several days, entire week, or more
(and receive all added Festival activities free).

Eco-Hawaii Festival

About the Facilitator(s)

Contacts

To Register:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

For More Information:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Eco-Hawai`i Festival Week

Richard Koob and the Kalani Team

Eco-Hawaii Festival

About the Facilitator(s)

Contacts

To Register:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

For More Information:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

Workshop Fees

See Kalani Experience for Rates

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Prices subject to change without notice.

`Ohana Yoga Retreat

Gena Kenny

September 7, 2010 - September 14, 2010

Gena's YogaCome and experience the ultimate yoga retreat. Yoga, adventure and the spirit of Polynesia all in the most spectacular venue on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Enjoy daily Hatha yoga practice, workshops and meditation, swimming in thermal pools heated by lava, snorkeling with amazing marine life such as turtles and dolphins. Hike the live volcano and observe the land growing right before your eyes.

About the Facilitator(s)

Gena Kenny

Gena Kenny

Gena has worked in the health and fitness industry as a lecturer and instructor for 18 years. She has taught yoga to such diverse groups as elite athletes, corporate groups, senior citizens and those seeking improved flexibility and strength and mind awareness.

`Ohana Yoga weaves together the spirit of polynesia and a hatha style of yoga. Combining breath, postures, relaxation and meditation which all aim to quiet your mind and bring renewed energy to your entire being.

My connection to Hawaii and the spirit of Polynesia comes from a twenty year history of paddling outrigger canoes. Through my many travels to Hawaii, I have had the opportunity to discover the magic of the Polynesian Islands and peoples. In essence the spirit of the islands is "Aloha", which means to be kind, nurturing and loving to yourself, to others and to the planet.

The creation of "`Ohana Yoga" comes from blending this 'magic' and 'spirit' into my own unique style of teaching. Gena has also authored a book and dvd "The Gift of Yoga".

Contacts

To Register:

Gena Kenny
Phone: 
61 421047956

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

All prices in US dollars.
Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage n/a n/a
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room $ 1800 $ 2100
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1700 $ 2000
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1600 $ 1800
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1400 $ 1600
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

Performing Arts Festival Intensive

Andrea Torres, Daron Scarborough, Jonathan KimoKaleikaukeha Lopez, John Signor, Marcus Quiniones, Wailana Simcock

For the Performer in You! The Performing Arts Festival Intensive.

Performing Arts Aficionados:  Beyond the wonderful Kalani Experience and other Festival activities, you have opportunity to have a great nature-culture-wellness week and get, for free, both the opening July 5th Ho’olaule’a (Hawaiian party) and the finale July 10th PERFORMANCE! 

About the Facilitator(s)

Andrea Torres, Aerial Dance

Andrea TorresBrazil born,dancer & yogi Andrea Torres is the Founder and Director of Hawaii’s only Aerial Company SAMADHI HAWAII. Andrea is the original aerialist/acrobatas Hina, the moon goddess, in the acclaimed 'Ulalena production at the Maui Theatre in Lahaina by ARRA Montreal. Torres' is a recipient of the Choreography Award by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. Heraerial work has appeared with Iona Contemporary Dance Theatre, Tau Dance Theatre, Sonny Ching's Halau Na Mamo o Pu'uanahulu in Hawaii and Japan, I ka Wa Kahiko-Haleakala Productions, Honua'ula Luau at Maui Marriott Wailea, Nohelani Cipryano “Nostalgic Hawaii” Show at Hale Koa Hotel, Art Spree at TCM, Bank of Hawaii’s family Sunday at The Art Academy, Live from the Lawn at Hawaii State Art Museum, Youth Fair at The State Capitol, Na Hoku Hano Hano Awards, Raiatea Helm at The Hawaii Theatre and in collaboration with Hawaiian Musician Makana and Grammy nominee Jeff Peterson.

Daron Scarborough, Voice

Daron ScarboroughDaron Scarborough received his B.A. in Music from the University of Hawaii at Manoa where he focused on choral and instrumental music. Daron has performed with and/or directed several professional and non-professional ensembles which include Musasa Marimba Ensemble, the Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble, the Honolulu Symphony, various UH instrumental and vocal ensembles, and Trilogy. He is very excited to participate in this one of a kind festival!

Jonathan Kimo Kaleikaukeha Lopez, Hula

KimoBorn and raised in Wai'anae, O'ahu, Kimo Lopez was first taught to dance hula at age 5 by his tutu Lucille Kaleikaukeha Kupau. He further studied under the tutelage of John Papa of Nanakuli, Hoku Rasmussen, Lydia Kauakahi, Frank Palani Kahala of the Gentlemen of Maluikeau, Michael Canopin of Halau Kealakapawa, and Ehulani Stephany of Halau Hula Ka Makani Hali'a Ala O Puna. Kimo has competed in the Merrie Monarch, Kamehameha Hula Competition, and was awarded Mr. Imperial Hula of 2002. At the Center Retreat's Conference of 2008 in Breitenbush Hot Springs, Kimo was hula ambassador, and in 2009, a facilitator for a hula and yoga conference with Michelle Anderlie of Priya Yoga in Dallas, Texas. He has been teaching hula for ten years and continues to do so at the retreat center Kalani Honua of Kalapana where he has been living since 2004.

John Signor, Musical Director

John SignorMulti-instrumentalist and composer John Signor has served as musical director for numerous productions including 'Ulalena and Waikiki Nei. He has created sound design for several hula drama's including Hanau ka Moku and Kahekili, and composed the music for Tau Dance Theater's Naupaka. He is a past recipient of the Individual Artist Fellowship from the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and enjoys working on children's theatre productions, including projects for the Alliance for Arts Education (Honolulu), Theatre Theatre Maui (Lahaina) and Plaza de la Raza (Los Angeles). Dr. Signor holds graduate degrees from from the Juilliard School, the University of Miami and the California Institute of the Arts, and in addition to teaching at Leeward Community College, he creates music for theatre, film and dance.

Marcus Quiniones, Acting

Marcus QuinionesMolokai born theater artist Marcus Quiniones has worked in many theaters and companies over the 13 years of creating and performing professionally. Guthrie Theater (Minneapolis), MU Performing Arts (Minneapolis), Theater Amoeba, Ragamala Music and Dance Theater (Minneapolis), The Childrenʻs Theater Company (Minneapolis) among many others. His own plays include Circle Around The Island, produced a second time at the Guthrie Theater in 2007. He was assistant director of Tony Kushnerʻs award winning Guthrie production of Caroline, Or Change. He has performed in ʻUlalena at Maui Myth and Magic Theater in Lahaina as well as being an original cast member of the show Waikiki Nei on Oʻahu. Marcus attended the two-year pedagogical program at the London International School of Performing Arts (LISPA), a Jacques Lecoq-based actor-created theater school in London under the tutelage of master teacher Thomas Prattki. Marcus currently works at the Bishop Museum as a storyteller. Mahalo nui loa ia Kalani Honua ma Puna!

Wailana Simcock, Aerial Dance, Modern Dance

Wailana Simcock

Wailana Simcock was born in Angeles City, Philippines and raised on O'ahu, Hawai’i since age five. In 1995, he became principal dancer for the award winning modern dance company Pearl Ubungen Dancers and Musicians (PUDM) of San Francisco, traveling with them to New York, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Philippines. While in the San Francisco Bay Area, he had the opportunity to work and study with such innovators as: Steamroller, Kunstoff, Terry Sendgraff, Kathleen Hermesdorf, Joe Goode, and Barbra Dilley of Naropa University. Through his full time work with PUDM, he also became Artist Teacher in the San Francisco Unified School District teaching creative movement to children and subsequently for the Hawaii Public School System in O'ahu and in Pahoa, Hawai'i. Returning to the Hawaiian Islands in 2000, he performed with Iona Dance Theater, Tau Dance Theater and the pre-eminent aerial dance troupe, Samadhi Hawaii. Wailana graduated from the University of Hawaii at Hilo in 2006 with a Liberal Arts degree he penned, “Culture and Performance in Contemporary Hawai’i”. While in Hilo, me ka ha'aha'a, he studied with Hawaiian teachers and cultural practitioners Dr. Kalena Silva, Larry Kimura and Hälau O Kekuhi. In June of 2007, he joined the ground breaking production ‘Ulalena by ARRA Montreal in Lahaina, Maui. In 2008, he was part of the original cast of Waikiki Nei, the sister show to 'Ulalena. Through his studies, he pioneered a program using the Hawaiian language exclusively to teach creative movement and developed a public performance in the Hawaiian immersion school, Ka 'Umeke Ka'eo in Keaukaha and most recently at Nawahiokalaniopu'u in Kea'au in 2010. On and off since 2001, he has taught aerial dance, modern dance, yoga, Hawaiian studies and language classes at Kalani Honua in Kalapana where he currently lives. He is now choreographing for the Puna Men's Chorus' ExtrABBAganza and is Artistic Director of the Kalani Performing Arts Festival this July 5 - 11, 2010.

Contacts

To Register:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

For More Information:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

Workshop Fees

Kalani Experience package is required. Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Men's Rainbow Festival Weeks 2010

Richard Koob and the Kalani Team

Join us for special men's activities at our Anuenue Freedom Festival!

Come for several days, or entire two weeks (and receive one night free).

Men's Rainbow Festival Week

About the Facilitator(s)

Contacts

For More Information:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

Workshop Fees

Sign up for a Kalani Experience and attend all Festival events free. For day passes for kama`āina visitors, see the Anuenue Festival page.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Ānuenue Freedom Festival

Richard Koob and the Kalani Team

Come Celebrate 35 years of Kalani!

Be sure to take in the prime Festival days on July 4th, 5th and 10th, or really live it up in a Kalani Experience for a week or two – and get the Festival days’ activities for FREE!  With your Experience you also receive massages, adventures, wholesome cuisine and your choice of more than 50 weekly nature-culture-wellness activities

About the Facilitator(s)

Contacts

For More Information:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

Workshop Fees

Kalani Experience package is required.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Hula Heritage Festival 2012

The Kalani Team

April 10, 2012 - April 16, 2012

Hula AuanaJoin us as we celebrate great moments of Hawaiian culture. Throughout the week we will learn traditional songs, chants, myths, crafts, language, plant uses and hula - in both kahiko (ancient) and ‘auana (post 1860) forms.

We will also attend Merrie Monarch Hula Festival evening ceremonies, performances and competitions at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium in Hilo.

About the Facilitator(s)

Please visit the About section of our website for more information about Kalani and our staff.

Contacts

To Register:

Kalani Reservations Desk
Phone: 
(800) 800-6886 (toll-free)
Phone: 
(808) 965-7828 (front desk)

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, airport transfers, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Pick up/drop off shuttle service between Kalani and Hilo International Airport is also provided.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage $ 1410 $ 2160
8 - Ocean Loft $ 1320 $ 1980
7 - Tropical Cottage $ 1320 $ 1980
6 - Tropical Loft $ 1200 $ 1710
5 - Tree House Room $ 1200 $ 1710
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1140 $ 1560
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1080 $ 1440
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 960 $ 1170
1 - Campsite $ 840 $ 840

Prices subject to change without notice.

TRIBAL-HULA -FUSION; A Belly Dance Retreat

Delilah, Amy Sigil of Unmata and Dahlia Moon

April 2, 2010 - April 9, 2010
Tribal-Hula-FusionAll Delilah’s retreats are unique programs all their own. This retreat is very very physical. An opportunity to study the impressive Unmata fusion style of belly dance as well as Egyptian , Folkloric, Power Belly and a bit of Hula! Amy is famous for her FIRE WHIP. We are going to try to rig a performance on the lava field!

About the Facilitator(s)

Amy, Dahlia, Delilah

Delilah

Delilah is famous all over the world for her style, her instructional DVD series and she has been holding retreats 18 years in Hawaii. Easter 2010. Delilah will be teaching Power Belly with musician Erik Brown and then sharing each day with 2 award winning artists, Dahlia Moon and Amy Sigil of Unmata fame. These retreats are day to day detailed on her website. This workshop will make you sweat! What's better than dancing in paradise?

Contacts

To Register:

Please go to our web site, read all details, enjoy video and audio presentation. You will find a link to the registration form as well.

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage n/a n/a
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
4 - Bungalow Room $ 2006 $ 2500
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1971 $ 2216
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1796 $ 2041
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

Life and Spirit Through Ho'oponopono Kanaloa

Lynn Kaleihaunani Melena and Arlene Phelan

October 22, 2009 - October 27, 2009

Ho'oponopono Kanaloa Tradition is an innovative and transformative healing system. It integrates 5 powerful healing and transforming modalities including:

  • Ho'oponopono: Multidimensional communications tools
  • Grid of Kanaloa: Integrates Life and Spirit
  • Hula Mana: Transmits consciousness & generates mana (power)
  • Temple Kahi Loa: Shamanic practice conveyed in Oneness
  • Nahenahe: Radiates Loving Touch in Sacred Lomi Lomi

About the Facilitator(s)

Lynn Kaleihaunani Melena

Lynn Kaleihaunani Melena

Lynn Kaleihaunani Melena, MLS, is a native teacher, writer, artist and community leader committed to perpetuating the more esoteric aspects of Hawaiian Culture (Na Mea Hawaii) through education and communication. She integrates and shares the sacred wisdom traditions of her ancestral lineage in a manner that is practical and useful for daily life-with lots of aloha.

Rev. Arlene Phelan

Arlene Phelan

Rev. Arlene Phelan brings depth as an internationally recognized Shamanic Healer and Teacher of ancient Hawaiian Healing arts for more than 20 years. A widely respected spiritual teacher, counselor and elder, she lovingly channels the energetic essence of Lemuria and of I'o, Uli Uli and Eli Eli into sacred movement, energetic healing touch and through the spoken word.

Contacts

To Register:

Arlene Phelen

For More Information:

Lynn Kaleihaunani
Phone: 
(303) 986-6717

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop fees, a private mentoring session, all lodging, 3 full meals daily and use of facilities. For Extra days or other lodging options such as tree house or camping, please contact us for more information. All pricing is per person.
Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage n/a n/a
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room n/a n/a
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1655 n/a
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1580 $ 1830
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1500 n/a
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

`Ohana Yoga Retreat

Gena Kenny

October 11, 2009 - October 18, 2009

`Ohana Yoga Retreat - Kalani Oceanside Retreat October 11th-18thCome and experience the ultimate yoga retreat. Yoga, adventure and the spirit of Polynesia all in the most spectacular venue on the Big Island of Hawaii.

About the Facilitator(s)

Gena Kenny

Gena Kenny

Gena has worked in the health and fitness industry as a lecturer and instructor for 18 years. She has taught yoga to such diverse groups as elite athletes, corporate groups, senior citizens and those seeking improved flexibility and strength and mind awareness.

`Ohana Yoga weaves together the spirit of polynesia and a hatha style of yoga. Combining breath, postures, relaxation and meditation which all aim to quiet your mind and bring renewed energy to your entire being.

My connection to Hawaii and the spirit of Polynesia comes from a twenty year history of paddling outrigger canoes. Through my many travels to Hawaii, I have had the opportunity to discover the magic of the Polynesian Islands and peoples. In essence the spirit of the islands is "Aloha", which means to be kind, nurturing and loving to yourself, to others and to the planet.

The creation of "`Ohana Yoga" comes from blending this 'magic' and 'spirit' into my own unique style of teaching. Gena has also authored a book and dvd "The Gift of Yoga".

Contacts

To Register:

Gena Kenny
Phone: 
61 421047956

Workshop Fees

Fees include workshop, meals, accommodations, and use of Kalani's facilities including pool, hot tub and sauna.

Fees per person: Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
9 - Ocean Cottage n/a n/a
8 - Ocean Loft n/a n/a
7 - Tropical Cottage n/a n/a
6 - Tropical Loft n/a n/a
5 - Tree House Room $ 2100 $ 2800
4 - Bungalow Room $ 1800 $ 2000
3 - Lodge Room (private bath) $ 1700 $ 2000
2 - Lodge Room (shared bath) $ 1600 $ 1900
1 - Campsite n/a n/a

Prices subject to change without notice.

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