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Hālau Hula 'O Nāpunaheleonāpua

HILO | OʻAHU | MINNEAPOLIS | JAPAN

Our story

We Are Hula

For over 30 years, Hālau Hula ʻO Nāpunaheleonāpua has been perpetuating Hawaiian Culture through the dance of hula to all age groups with studios in Hawaiʻi, Japan and Minneapolis

2021 Merrie Monarch Miss Aloha Hula entry Kaleikaumaka Destiny Kaimanaimoliʻi Bartolome Cruz














SHARING OUIR KNOWLEDGE

It is valuable to our hula lineage that what we bring to the hāumana is true to our Hawaiian culture 

OUR KUMU HULA

Rich Pedrina

Kumu Hula Rich Pedrina has been teaching hula for about 30 years and has performed throughout the world. 
He has taken his Hālau Hula ʻO Nāpunaheleonāpua to Merrie Monarch and The Keiki Hula Competitions and has performed worldwide with famous Hawaiian artists The Makaha Son’s, Theresa Bright, Holunape and Israel Kamakawiwo’ole.

OPEN CALL

We are presently casting an Open Call for new dancers in all of our Hawaiʻi studios. Our Hālau follows all mandated guidelines and is offering Zoom classes Worldwide.

Kaikamahine and Keiki Kāne that are 6-12 years old can join our Keiki Hula dancers and Kāne, Wahine and Kūpuna that are 13 years and older are welcome to dance with us.

Call for more information at 808-247-0700 or use the below link..

HAWAIII NEWS NOW

Merrie Monarch Feature Story

Hālau Hula ʻO Nāpunaheleonāpua and Nā Kumu Hula Rich Pedrina was featured in a Hawaii News Now story from the 2021 Merrie Monarch Festival. Watch it the Hawaii News Now website using the link below.

Our Photo Galleries

Some or our Hālau photos






THROUGH THE DANCE OF HULA

We travel in history to the ancient chants and stories of the Hawaiian people in the lively and enjoyable hula of modern times

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Join us as we continue to dance to the beat of Hawaiian Culture