Hawaiian Culture

VIEW EVENTS

Movement & dance

View Events

community connections

Learn More

Kalani Community Arts

Up to 50 classes and events open to the public

Special Events Engaging community events

Classes Yoga and special interest classes for all levels

Faculty Diverse and insightful faculty members

Hawaii Yoga Festival A week-long celebration of yoga in paradise

Upcoming Activities

Coconut Basket Making with Aunty Lynda Saffery

Coconut Basket Making with Aunty Lynda Saffery

The Niu (Coconut) tree provided an invaluable resource to the people of Hawai‘i. Niu not only provided a source of food and water but parts of the trees were used to make drums, rope, thatch roofs and baskets. Join Aunty Lynda Saffery for an experiential lesson on coconut Basket making!   Lynda Saffery is a […]

Read More
Love and Errors Book Release Party – a book of poetry by Kimberly Dark

Love and Errors Book Release Party – a book of poetry by Kimberly Dark

Join us for a celebration of Kimberly Dark’s new book of poetry, Love and Errors. She’ll read from the book and also be joined by a few other local poets who will read from her book and share one of their own poems as well. Advance praise for Love and Errors: “Few poets are such […]

Read More
Locally Sourced Music & Meals featuring Way Out West

Locally Sourced Music & Meals featuring Way Out West

This weekly dinner and music series is an invitation to taste some of the Big Island’s best farm to fork food while enjoying an eclectic rotation of musicians. Dinner includes entrée, sides, fresh salad bar, dessert and beverage for $24 ($19 kama’āina with ID). Weekly and nightly menus are available at www.kalani.com/dining Meals are seated […]

Read More
Lau Lama Cultural Illumination Series with Lākea Trask

Lau Lama Cultural Illumination Series with Lākea Trask

In this, the 125th year of US occupation in Hawai‘i, Kalanihonua aims to support the growing awareness of  Hawaii’s true history and feature profound indigenous teachings from the landscape of lower Puna in an informative presentation series that is free and open to the public! Come join us as we learn from Kanaka Maoli and […]

Read More
Healthy Self~ Yoga Therapy Workshop with Maura Garland

Healthy Self~ Yoga Therapy Workshop with Maura Garland

Often simple actions like not breathing fully can cause a separation between our body and mind, resulting in a body that does not get our full attention and a mind that is not present. After guidance on aligning the body and mind, we will go into action with easy deep breathing, spinal alignment, ball work, […]

Read More
Ecstatic Dance with DJ ChrisNa Karast

Ecstatic Dance with DJ ChrisNa Karast

Kalani Ecstatic Dance is a conscious, non-verbal celebration of life and movement in our open-air, oceanfront space. Join us each week for a community dance experience, Sunday morning “spirit time,” and focused, compassionate presenters. Kalani Ecstatic Dance is for adults age 18 and older. If you’d like to join us for lunch at Kalani, meal […]

Read More
Lau Lama Cultural Illumination Series with  Leila Kealoha

Lau Lama Cultural Illumination Series with Leila Kealoha

In this, the 125th year of US occupation in Hawai‘i, Kalanihonua aims to support the growing awareness of  Hawaii’s true history and feature profound indigenous teachings from the landscape of lower Puna in an informative presentation series that is free and open to the public! Come join us as we learn from Kanaka Maoli and […]

Read More

Community Arts Faculty

Listed in alphabetical order by last name

Banka

Alexis Cox

Kimberly Dark

Dennis Dehler

Will Donnelly

Shakti Douglas

Ellen Einhom

Diana Fawn

Marcia Galleher

Crystal Galleher

Maura Starr Garland

Jessica Sevapreet Hesser

Amma Hicks

Marika Ripke

Jared Sam

Timothy Schirmang

Maxwell Starkhouse

Chris Sterling