Events

Celebrate your Birthday with a Luau
Hula Birthday Parties for both adults and children are available at our Studio on Saturdays! For alternative days or for alternative locations (at your home, at a hall, etc.) please contact us!

Special Events
If you would like to have Te Hau Nui perform for your event, or to find out more about pricing, please  contact us.

 

October 2013 – May 2017

Grand Opening @ Te Hau Nui School of Hula and Tahitian Dance Studio
October 5, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for the Grand Opening of our new studio! There will be live music, dancing, lei-making, raffle, and more!
1st Friday @ MAH @ Museum of Art and History
April 4, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
1st Friday @ MAH @ Museum of Art and History | Santa Cruz | California | United States
People of the Island Fundraiser Festival @ Stevenson Event Center @ UCSC
May 24, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Te Hau Nui will be performing at 2:15pm!
Beneath the Waves Film Festival @ Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
June 7, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Te Hau Nui will be performing at 12:00pm!
Tiki Fridays at Seascape @ Sanderling's at Seascape Beach Resort
August 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for our one summer performance with the Victor Ohana Hawaiian Band Friday, August 22 at 4:30pm. Dancing goes from 5pm until 7:30pm; reservations [...]
62nd Annual Begonia Festival @ Capitola Stage
August 29, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
On Friday, August 29th from 5pm-5:30pm join Te Hau Nui in celebrating the 62nd Annual Begonia Festival at the Capitola Stage. This is always a [...]
Te Hau Nui School Film Series @ Te Hau Nui School of Hula and Tahitian Dance Studio
September 12, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Starting Friday, September 12th, Te Hau Nui will begin a new Bimonthly Film Series on the second friday of the month, every other month, dedicated [...]
First Anniversary Dance Studio Celebration and Band Logo Unveiling with Ho’omana Hawaiian Band @ Te Hau Nui School of Hula and Tahitian Dance Studio
September 21, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
Join us for a Hawaiian Style Party as we celebrate a year in the our new studio at 924 Soquel Avenue! Hula, tahitian, music, pupu, [...]
Grey Bears Seniors Holiday Lunch @ Santa Cruz Civic Center
December 7, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 12:25 pm
Holiday Hula @ Te Hau Nui Dance Studio
December 7, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Holiday Hula @ Te Hau Nui Dance Studio | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Come One, Come All!!
Bimonthly Film Series @ Te Hau Nui School of Hula and Tahitian Dance Studio
January 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a one hour film entitled Listen to the Forest by Eddie and Myrna Kamae. This documentary is part of the award-winning Hawaiian [...]
Polynesian Arts and Crafts @ Te Hau Nui School of Hula and Tahitian Dance Studio
January 25, 2015 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
So you think you can’t dance? Then you are encouraged to join us for our new Sunday Sessions of Polynesian Arts and Crafts, where we turn our dance [...]
Ewe O Ka Hula Workshop 2015
February 6, 2015 – February 8, 2015 all-day
Our treasured hula Master Loea Frank Kawaikapuokalani Hewett (Te Hau Nui School’s lineage) of Kaneohe O’ahu will be conducting a three day hula workshop in [...]
Polynesian Arts and Crafts @ Te Hau Nui School of Hula and Tahitian Dance Studio
February 22, 2015 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn how to make maori poi ball that will last you years. Te Hau Nui director, Kumu Lorraine Kaleiokalaua’e Kinnamon has made her own poi [...]
Cabrillo Music Festival @ Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
August 9, 2015 @ 3:30 pm
The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, even at a seasoned 53 years old itself, is all about the new—the here and now of contemporary works [...]
Santa Cruz Ethnic Dance Festival @ Tannery Arts Center
September 19, 2015 all-day
Please join us as we represent Hawai’i, Tahiti and New Zealand to our Santa Cruz Community at the Tannery Art Center!
Keiki Craft Day @ Te Hau Nui School of Hula and Tahitian Dance Studio
November 8, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Keiki Craft Day @ Te Hau Nui School of Hula and Tahitian Dance Studio | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Inspire your child to play ukulele by making a shoebox “uke” in celebration of the short film “LAVA”! For ages 4 & up. Bring a [...]
Lei Making Workshop @ Te Hau Nui School of Hula and Tahitian Dance Studio
November 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lei Making Workshop @ Te Hau Nui School of Hula and Tahitian Dance Studio | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Our lei workshop sold out last time, so register early to make your festive leis for unique holiday gifts! Choose from a green and red [...]
Hawai’i Legends @ Rio Theatre Santa Cruz
February 4, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Hawai'i Legends @ Rio Theatre Santa Cruz | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Te Hau Nui is honored to be the opening performers for these Hawai’i Legends! Come out to the Rio Theater to enjoy the wonderful music [...]
Ho’ike 2016 @ Cabrillo College Crocker Theater
April 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ho'ike 2016 @ Cabrillo College Crocker Theater | Aptos | California | United States
Have you saved the date for our fundraiser Anniversary Ho’ike? You don’t want to miss out on another “Magical Day” that Te Hau Nui will [...]
Tiki Friday with Victor Ohana Band @ Sanderlings Restaurant at Seascape Resort
July 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Join us for Tiki Friday with music stylings from the Victor Ohana Band!
Tiki Friday with Victor Ohana Band @ Sanderling's at Seascape Beach Resort
August 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Join us for Tiki Friday with the music stylings by Victor Ohana Band!
Scotts Valley Art, Wine & Beer Festival @ Skypark
August 20, 2016 – August 21, 2016 all-day
Come and join us as Te Hau Nui has been invited to perform in the 17th Annual Scotts Valley Art, Wine & Beer Festival! Please [...]
64th Annual Capitola Begonia Festival @ Capitola Stage
September 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
On Friday, September 2nd from 5pm-5:30pm join Te Hau Nui in celebrating the 64th Annual Begonia Festival at the Capitola Stage. This is always a [...]
Capitola Art and Wine Festival @ Capitola Stage
September 10, 2016 – September 11, 2016 all-day
Come and enjoy the Art and Wine Festival and enjoy an afternoon of dancing with Te Hau Nui! This will be a wonderful opportunity to [...]
Holiday Hula and HULAday Boutique Fundraiser @ Hope Church
December 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Holiday Hula and HULAday Boutique Fundraiser @ Hope Church | Soquel | California | United States
Come and enjoy our Annual Holiday Hula with ono pupu (good food) and a HULAday Boutique to supply your friends and family with lovely island-inspired gifts [...]
Stephen Inglis & Patti Maxine @ Te Hau Nui Dance Studio
March 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Stephen Inglis & Patti Maxine @ Te Hau Nui Dance Studio | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Come out on Sunday, March 26, 4pm at the Te Hau Nui halau, to a concert featuring multiple Na Hoku winner Stephen Inglis from [...]
National Dance Week @ Pacific Garden Mall - Downtown Santa Cruz
April 20, 2017 @ 6:20 pm – 7:00 pm
National Dance Week  @ Pacific Garden Mall - Downtown Santa Cruz
Join us for National Dance Week in Downtown Santa Cruz at the Pacific Garden Mall! Two performances:. 6:20PM @ the corner of Pacific Avenue and [...]
Walt Keale @ Te Hau Nui Dance Studio
May 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Walt Keale @ Te Hau Nui Dance Studio | Santa Cruz | California | United States
A $25 (suggested donation) music-filled fundraising event with Walt Keale and Bill Griffin! Look forward to the dancers of Te Hau Nui and ono pupu! [...]