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"The Hawaiian legacy, connecting the sacred through story and human form, is beauty in motion. What a unique gift in being able to perform such interpretation of Love through and with the body."

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Some Thoughts on Hula, the Dance of the Heart 

Dance can be one way of teaching people to harmonize Body, Mind and Spirit.  Hula is one of the best forms of dance in the world for teaching people how to experience that kind of harmony. 
  
Unlike what most people think of hula – grass skirts and coconut bras of the Bing Crosby and Elvis Presley movies or the fast hip movements of the modern hula (Tahitian); the traditional ancient form of hula, like the Chinese Tai Chi, instead helps you "break free of the box".   It can be a path of spiritual development

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Living Life in Harmony through the Hawaiian Way of the Heart 
Hawaiian Hula in North and South Carolina

 
 
The goal of Halau Pu'uwai O Aloha is to educate the general public by learning about the Hawaiian people and their traditional customs, values and protocols. Besides having regularly scheduled classes, we strive to help perpetuate the rich culture of the Hawaiian people through educational workshops, performances and other cultural events.

Our primary focus is hula kahiko (ancient dance), and hula awana (modern dance) which includes oli (chant), mele (traditional songs), himeni (modern songs), nā mea hula (arts, crafts, implements), lole hula (hula attire), ‘ōlelo (language), and mo’olelo (stories). We hope to reach people far and wide, touching people who may not be exposed to the Hawaiian culture and share with them the spirit of aloha. Visit www.theheartofaloha.org/calendar page to find any upcoming performances, workshops, or other events.
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Check out Kaleo's Musical Storytelling from the Heart music and concerts and her CD, Ulana, The Way of the Heart

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