'O Huraiti Mana tātou | we are Huraiti Mana
'Ia ora na! We are Huraiti Mana. Learn about our mission of empowerment, participate in our weekly 'ori Tahiti (Tahitian) and hula dance classes in Seattle, and connect with our culture and 'ohana.
IN-PERSON & LIVE VIRTUAL DANCE CLASSES
We invite everyone of all backgrounds and levels of experience to join the Huraiti Mana community. We offer a combined 'Ori Tahiti (Tahitian) and Hula dance class in Seattle, WA. Our classes are very welcoming as a place of passionate work, laughter, and shared stories. We offer weekly in-person classes that are also live-streamed! WE are Huraiti Mana. Let's go! 'Ua reva!
PERFORMANCES & PRESENTATIONS
We strive to create relationships with organizations that support and uplift our Pacific Islander communities and cultures. We are available for workshops covering Hawaiian and Tahitian philosophies and cultural practices; presentations on decolonizing our experiences drawing on ancestral knowledge; instructional opportunities for lei-weaving and dance; and storytelling! Go forth, re haere mua!
Find out about all of the things Huraiti Mana has been up to from the time we were founded in 2017 to today! We've been hosting workshops, leading presentations, weaving lei, traveling and competing in 'Ori Tahiti heiva, performing, and so much more! Learn about the community we have built and shared throughout the Pacific and the Pacific Northwest and about how we remain active and connected with current and future opportunities.