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2009

Festival of Lights ~ November 27

Ka Pi'o O Ke Ānuenue and Hula O Kahawai share our warm aloha on a rainy winter's day at this festive annual Ashland event.

KeikiKeiki

E Ala EPreeti

'AhuliliKai A'o Mamala

Kai A'o MamalaO Holy Night

O Holy NightFinal Bow

Thanksgiving Interfaith Service ~ November 26

Hawkeye, Andrea, Ryan and Sierra represent the hula tradition as they share Kumu Raylene's beautiful and heart-rendering Mele 'Ohana.  This year's theme was Oneness Through Diversity, inspired by the Rumi poem "There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground."

Group shotRyan, Andrea, Sierra, Hawkeye

Fall Pa'u Kapa Design Workshop

Hui members Susan and Kaela organized & facilitated our latest kapa design stamping workshop.

Kapa workshopKapa workshop

Autumn Ipu Harvest ~ October 25

Hawkeye, Mike, Chris and other hui members pick gourds for future ipu-making on a beautiful autumn day in Ashland.
(Photos by Susan Silva)

Hawkeye & gourd Chris & Mike

Bill Tapia & Mihana Souza's Ashland Concert ~ September 25

Ka Pi'o O Ke Ānuenue is honored once more by the opportunity to dance with with this legendary 101-year old ukulele player, along with Hawaiian jazz and traditional singer Mihana at their Ashland show.

Mihana Souza Puamana

Lisa dancingBill Tapia

Ka Pi'o with Bill Ka Pi'o with Mihana

Mankind Project's Warrior Welcome Home ~ September  17

Na Kane of Ka Pi'o O Ke Ānuenue present Kai A'o Mamala & Onipa'a Ka Pua O Ka Hala at this community gathering.  (Right: class photo)

Kane at Warrior Welcome HomeKane class

Ashland's 4th of July Parade

Ka Pi'o O Ke Ānuenue and Hula O Kahawai dance Onipa'a Ka Pua O Ka Hala down the streets of Ashland in honor of Queen Lili'uokalani, Hawai'i's last reigning monarch.

4th of July parade4th of July parade

Hawkeye collects local plants for lei-making the night before.  Laurel and Stephanie (above), Suzanne & Nancy (below).

4th of July parade4th of July parade

Below: Dancing for the judges - we won 1st place in our category!

4th of July parade4th of July parade

Below left: Sierra & Micaela.  Right: Ernestine & Constance.

4th of July parade4th of July parade

Below left: The Ring Family - Barbie, Hannah, Eric.  Right: Andrea & Erin.

4th of July parade4th of July parade

Below left: Beth, Olivia & Stephanie.  Right: Our lovely keiki (and big keiki Susan)!

4th of July parade4th of July parade

Below left: Haumana from the Wednesday class.  Right: Haumana from the Monday class.

4th of July parade4th of July parade

Below left: Haumana from the kane class.  Right: Haumana from the Friday class.

4th of July parade4th of July parade

Below left: The lovely ladies of Hula O Kahawai.  Right: And we're off!

4th of July parade4th of July parade

4th of July parade4th of July parade

4th of July parade4th of July parade

4th of July parade4th of July parade

Above right: Hawkeye checks out Susan & Chris' ipus at the Boogie Woogie Hula Supply booth.

Kumu Raylene's Workshops ~ June 12 - 14

Kumu Hula Raylene Kawaiae'a from the Big Island presents a series of workshops in hula and ho'oponopono in Ashland.

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Kumu Raylene WorkshopsKumu Raylene Workshops

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Kumu Raylene WorkshopsKumu Raylene Workshops

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Kumu Raylene WorkshopsKumu Raylene Workshops

Ananda Natya Summer Sleepaway Camp

Counselors / Assistant Teachers (and seasoned Ananda Natya dancers) Mia & McKenna join Andrea to offer a fun few days of making art, learning dances, and having some good, girl-fun!

McKenna & AndreaMia & Aubyn

3 GirlsHannay & Keeley

RehearsalFinal group shot

Ka Pi'o O Ke Ānuenue's Spring Hula Ho'ike ~ April 25

Dancers from all classes share their hula at this aloha-filled community event.

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Ka Pi'o O Ke Ānuenue's Spring Hula Ho'ikeKa Pi'o O Ke Ānuenue's Spring Hula Ho'ike

Ka Pi'o O Ke Ānuenue's Spring Hula Ho'ikeKa Pi'o O Ke Ānuenue's Spring Hula Ho'ike

Bill Tapia's Ukulele Concert ~ April 25

Ka Pi'o O Ke Ānuenue dances with this legendary 101-year old ukulele player at his Ashland show.

Bill Tapia's Ukulele ConcertBill Tapia's Ukulele Concert

Bill Tapia's Ukulele ConcertBill Tapia's Ukulele Concert

Kapa Design Pa'u Printmaking Workshop ~ April

Kapa Design Pa'u Printmaking Workshop ~ AprilKapa Design Pa'u Printmaking Workshop ~ April

Kapa Design Pa'u Printmaking Workshop ~ April

Big Island visit with Kumu Raylene Kawaia'ea ~ March

Big Island visit with Kumu Raylene Kawaia'ea ~ MarchBig Island visit with Kumu Raylene Kawaia'ea ~ March

International Women's Day ~ March 7

Ananda Natya Indian Dance Company parades and performs in celebration of girls and women everywhere!

Ananda Natya Indian Dance Company parades and performs in celebration of girls and women everywhere! Ananda Natya Indian Dance Company parades and performs in celebration of girls and women everywhere!

Ananda Natya Indian Dance Company parades and performs in celebration of girls and women everywhere! Ananda Natya Indian Dance Company parades and performs in celebration of girls and women everywhere!

Ananda Natya Indian Dance Company parades and performs in celebration of girls and women everywhere!Ananda Natya Indian Dance Company parades and performs in celebration of girls and women everywhere!

Movie Night at Andrea's ~ March 1

Eighteen of Ananda Natya dancers piled up in Andrea’s living room to watch the Hindi movie Lagaan!

Eighteen of Ananda Natya dancers piled up in Andrea’s living room to watch the Hindi movie Lagaan! Movie Night at Andrea's

Movie Night at Andrea'sEighteen of Ananda Natya dancers piled up in Andrea’s living room to watch the Hindi movie Lagaan!

Movie Night at Andrea's

Beginner Class of Ananda Natya ~ January