Kumu,The term kumu literally means teacher. In Hawaii, kumu are those that through lineage or lifelong tutelage with a master of a certain craft, then in turn become KUMU. This can be kumu hula as a master / teacher of dance or kumu oli as a master / teacher of chants. Others in their crafts would be canoe builder, weaver, herb and medicine to name a few. These people, kumu , or masters of their craft are also called KAHUNA. | Kumu Hula
Hula, everyone knows, is beautiful ladies in grass skirts and coconut bra tops , smiling and swaying gracefully with huge flowers in their hair. Well yes, sorta and that is lots of fun at parties and for entertainment. Hawaiian hula is a form of story telling. There was no written language in Hawaii so the stories were passed down through the hula. Hula literally means , dance. There are two forms of hula auwana which is the modern style and the kahiko is the ancient form. | Hula Auana & Kahiko
Mana : Translated in English, MANA is power. Mana is more the internal power or energy of any living thing. Hawaiians know all things have mana. The aina (land), pohaku (rocks), plants, people, gods and goddesses in varying degrees. | Hawaiian Translation
Workshop,Hale o hana would possibly be the translation here as a house of work. We now are calling these gatherings of learning, PLAYSHOPS! Gathering with a group of people with similar interest to have fun learning. Are you ready for fun? Join us for Hula or Spiritual playshops.| Hula Classes
Aunty Mahealani is a Kumu Elele Na Kupuna. This translates to mean that she is a messenger for the Ancestors. She shares this knowledge through playshops called Ho’opono Pono Ke Ala. Her playshops help people find and develop their sense of self-worth and bring balance into their lives. It does so much more than I can explain here. As a result of her classes, she keeps very busy and this summer I’ve had the privilege of participating with her. | alohaspiritaunty
Neaulani Kuamo’o-Peck and Kanoena Richardson ...are one of a few native Hawaiian interdenominational Kahu-priestess (less than a handful, most are Christian-ordained/ oriented) certified in the State of Hawaii to perform Weddings. | Traditional Hawaiian Weddings
$245 payable in cash, money order, cashier or Traveler's checks – Please no personal or business checks. If the Kapa is added, please add to the payment here. Payment is to be given prior to the ceremony.
License & Certificate of Marriage Document
Upon receiving your "license & certificate of marriage document" that I am to receive from you after the wedding ceremony, please carefully fill in ONLY the following spaces prior to the wedding day; Spaces #16, both bride & groom (in the respective spaces); PRINT (use BLACK INK pen) 1) MIDDLE NAME, 2) LAST NAME after marriage, 3) LEGAL SIGNATURE AFTER MARRIAGE. (do not scratch out if U make a mistake; will need to white out with liquid correction & redo). OPTIONAL; 19 a, b; Signatures of 2 witnesses. One of us will sign as the officiate/Kahu and the document we will mail it to the State of Hawaii.
The hula is fun, lively, sacred, light-hearted, and even satirical, solemn and ritualistic, and what determines the differences is the purpose for which it is danced. it is a great pleasure to be able to share the wonders and beauty of the hula. It is a most joyful and spiritual expression of Hawaii, its' land and its' people.
See Aunty's Website alohaspiritaunty.com | for Details: Event description: She shares the traditional "mo'olelo-story telling" about her culture, and Aloha Spiritual values for self, others and the environment in group presentations, at retreats, and within her workshops through the ancient spiritually-pragmatic teachings of Ho'opono Pono Ke Ala.
Kanoena Richardson ...are one of a few native Hawaiian interdenominational Kahu-priestess (less than a handful, most are Christian-ordained/ oriented) certified in the State of Hawaii to perform Weddings. Priestess-providers for ceremonial events and considers the joining of couples as one of the most spiritually joyous events ever.