“Ask permission and give thanks – that was the Hawaiian protocol that extended into every aspect of life in nature.”

「許しを求め、感謝を捧げなさい– それは自然界においてあらゆる側面に通じるハワイの伝統的慣習でした」
– ナナ・ヴィアリ
— Nana Veary

Kumu Hula, Traditionally trained Master Hula teacher
Malia Helela,
offers Hawaiian Cultural events to augment your experience of Aloha.

スティル・アンド・ムービング・センターのクム・フラである、ハワイの伝統的訓練を通してフラの智慧を深めたマスター・フラ・ティーチャーのマリア・ヘレラ( Malia Helela )が、リアルなハワイをより身近に体験できるよう、つのハワイ文化イベントを提供します。

 Palena Orientation to Hawaiian Management practices, Ancient wisdom for today’s leaders:
Living on the earthʻs most isolated landmass, early Hawaiians adapted and thrived by managing their precious resources.  This management style has at its core a traditional healing prayer that provides direction, bringing all aspects of life into alignment.  Palena refers to land boundaries and participants are guided through establishing their own boundaries around business, projects and personal life.

 Kāheahea Hawaiian Hospitality Training
A true sense of welcome requires us to acknowledge our shared relationships, in a manner that is genuine and inclusive.  By defining the ways we are interconnected, we become invested in the wellbeing of our guests.  Kāheahea encourages us to turn towards each other, looking again and again for ways to provide service before it is even asked.

Puana Lomilomi certification
Lomilomi, like all forms of healing, is an unfolding process of many steps.  This approach to lomilomi focuses on settling the nervous system and integrating all parts of the body into one.  Drawing on lessons of hula and lei making, students weave lomilomi massage techniques into a tailored treatment that addresses body, mind and spirit.

Hiʻuwai ceremony
In the hula community, a sunrise hiʻuwai ceremony often precedes graduations and other significant events.  Kumu Mālia has lead consistent quarterly hiʻuwai since 2003, observing every solstice and equinox.  Following a pre-dawn meditation, participants gather to chant awake the sun and then go into the water to ceremonially cleanse themselves.

Waolehua guidance for Women
Waolehua is the domain of lehua blossoms.  It is a dedicated space for women created near each new moon. These ongoing womenʻs gatherings seek to provide a safe space for uplifting dialogue on any number of topics pertinent to the female experience.  Female identifying individuals are warmly welcomed.

Keiki Offerings (for kids)
Kumu Maliaʻs uplifting and engaging style welcomes even the littlest dancers into the world of hula.  Classes include seated hula for infants and toddlers together with their caregivers, as well as ongoing classes for elementary aged keiki.  Children love lomilomi as well as grownups and Kumu Mālia has provided lessons for keiki and their parents to work on each other.

Waterfall Lei-making outing: If you have ever dreamed of bathing in a mountain pool under a cascading waterfall in Hawai’i, here is your opportunity! Imagine yourself coming upon a beautiful waterfall and mountain pool as you walk through a lush valley. Add the joy of learning a hula dance and making a beautiful lei of native plant materials…what a day!

Walk Story: Walking tour- Oahu’s geography of the Hawaiian Healing Arts

Blessings, lei making, poi pounding
 

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Ocean Cleansing at Sunrise 

Join traditional Hawaiian hula teacher Mālia Helelā for a hi’uwai: ocean cleansing.

Meet before dawn with Mālia, her students, friends and family members for a joyful occasion. This is your opportunity to symbolically release into the sea anything you are carrying which does not serve you. The  water is always a delight! After the beach meditation and ocean cleansing, enjoy a healthy breakfast. 

ポスト・ホワイト・ベルト: クム・フラ・マリア・ヘレラとのサンライズ・オーシャン・クレンジング・セレモニー

伝統的なハワイアン・フラのティーチャー、マリア・ヘレラと“hi’uwai”と呼ばれるオーシャン・クレンジングに参加しましょう。
楽しいイベントに向けて、夜明け前にマリアと会いましょう。 これは皆さんがそれまで背負い込み、抱えてきたものを象徴的な意味において海に放つ機会です。 ビーチでの瞑想とオーシャン・クレンジングの後、ピクニック朝食まで自由にお過ごしください。

 Hawaiian History Walk Story

Hawaiian History Walk Story

Discover Honolulu’s past with traditionally trained Kumu Hula, Malia Helela, on a guided tour of historically and spiritually significant landmarks and sacred sites. The connections to traditional healing practices will be used as a theme for the walk. Stories will frame the talk in true Hawaiian fashion. Includes insights into Hawaiian history, nature, language and culture.

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Hawaiian Waterfall, Hula & Lei Making Outing

If you have ever dreamed of bathing in a mountain pool under a cascading waterfall in Hawai’i, here is your opportunity! Imagine yourself coming upon a beautiful waterfall and mountain pool as you walk through a lush valley. Add the joy of learning a hula dance and making a beautiful lei of native plant materials…what a day!

Experience a uniquely Hawaiian perspective to visiting sacred spaces with native Hawaiian practitioner Malia Helela. Learn hula and flower lei making at beautiful Waimea Valley on O’ahu’s North Shore! Learn to appreciate aspects of nature that you might never notice on your own. See Hawaii with new eyes.

The day begins with making our first lei with a native ti leaf. We offer this lei at a Hawaiian place of worship, Hale o Lono Heiau, asking permission to enter the valley. A sense of welcome arises from creating a personal relationship with a place. Carry that perspective forward in your life.

A lei symbolizes life, with beautiful memories and loved ones strung together like flowers in a lei. Weaving our way through Waimea Valley, a traditional home of priests in ancient times, we honor our role as the string that holds the beautiful moments of our lives together. At the boundary between common and priestly land, Malia will offer a chant in Hawaiian to state our peaceful intentions.

On the Great Lawn, we will settle in for a morning of instruction. As an experienced and encouraging kumu hula (hula teacher), Malia will teach even people with two left feet to dance with confidence and grace. You will dance holding the lei kui (lei of flowers) that you strung with your own hands.

As part of our closing ceremony, we will gather in the face of Waimea Falls to weave a single lei hipu’u as an offering of our thanks. Any interested person is welcome to join Kumu Malia in swimming the lei out to the waterfall. Safety is assured with the presence of City & County Lifeguards.

Activities include lei making, hula lesson, lecture, ¾ mile walk to Waimea Falls, gift and closing ceremony. After the workshop, participants are welcome to keep their flower lei or release them into the ocean.

これまでにハワイの小さな滝壺で泳ぐことを夢見たことがあるならば、チャンスです!

青々と茂った渓谷に足を進めていくと、美しい滝や滝壺に出会う…そんな自分を想像してみてください。
加えてフラダンスを学び、現地の植物で美しいレイを作る喜びを感じる…なんて素晴らしいことでしょうか!
ニア・ブルー・ベルトでもあるハワイ先住民であるプラクティショナー、マリア・ヘレラとともに神聖な空間を訪れて、ハワイ特有の見方を経験します。北部海岸地域に広がる美しいワイメア渓谷で、フラダンスやフラワーレイの作り方を学びます。今まで自分自身で気づかなかった大自然に感謝することを学びます。

レッスン初日は現地のティーリーフを使って初めてのレイを作ります。 私たちはこのレイを‘ロノ’を崇拝しているハワイの神聖な場所に奉げ、その渓谷に入る許可をいただきます。自分と自然の交流を通じて、ハワイの大自然から歓迎されるのです。 その視点を大切にし、あなたのこれからの人生を歩んでください。
レイは、美しい思い出と愛する気持ちを、レイに繋がれた花のように一本に纏めたもので、命の象徴です。 元々は古代の聖職者たちの住み家だったワイメア渓谷を縫うように進み、共に貴重な瞬間を共有する喜びを感じます。

日常の生活空間と神聖な空間の境界で、マリアはハワイ語で祈りの言葉を唱えるようにお願いするでしょう。
壮大な芝生の上で、朝の指導に向けて腰を落ち着けます。経験豊かで頑張る意欲を与えてくれるクム・フラ(ハワイの伝統的訓練を受けたフラのティーチャー)のマリアは、自信を持って優雅にダンスを教えてくれます。 皆さんは自らの手で糸に通したレイ・クイ(lei kui )(フラワー・レイ)を持って踊ります
閉会式の一環として、ワイメアの滝の前に集まります。 興味のある方は、クム・マリアと共に泳いでレイを滝の方まで運ぶことに自由に参加できます。 市と郡の・ライフガードがいるため、安全は確保されています。
 アクティビティには、レイ作り、フラ・レッスン、講習、ワイメアの滝までの3/4マイルのウォーキング、ギフト、閉会式が含まれています。 ワークショップの後、参加者はフラワー・レイをお持ち帰りいただくか、海に返すこともできます。

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