Aug 2

Mahealani Uchiyama


August 2, 2019
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM


The founder and artistic director of Berkeley’s Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance, Mahealani Uchiyama is an award-winning dancer, musician, composer, choreographer, recording artist, and teacher. Currently an artistic director for the renowned San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, she champions Pacific Islander culture through the company Halau Ka Ua Tuahine and as the creator and director of the annual Kapili Polynesian dance and music workshops. For this program, Halau KaUaTuahine shares songs and dances of Hawai’i and Tahiti, offering a cross section of classical and contemporary Hawaiian hula as well as joyful rhythms of the traditional Tahitian ?ote’a and ‘aparima.

Join us in Yerba Buena Children’s Gardens to see Mahealani Uchiyama and check out Yerba Buena Gardens Festival’s calendar for other free summer festivities for your whole family!


Mahealani Uchiyama

August 2, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM