Sunday, April 22, 2012

Shake-Out @The Cupola This Tuesday

Hi Frank: Rushing this off to you in time for our Tuesday shake-out at the CUPOLA!! Mahalo plenty for your help in posting! Marie ------------------- Heralding "MAY" at the CUPOLA!! Lucas & Yanna bring us another social at the CUPOLA, Tuesday, April 24th,7-10pm. CUPOLA is located on the 2nd floor of the Honolulu Design Center @ 1250 Kapiolani. Admission is FREE & it's OPEN to the PUBLIC! Pupus and beverages are available for purchase! Get down at the CUPOLA, in time to welcome all the festivities in the month of May, the month when Spring is in full swing, beginning with our Islands' very own May Day celebrations, followed by Cinco de Mayo.......May is also National Physical Fitness and Sports Month... Second Sunday of May is Mothers' Day!'s all there waiting for us in MAY!!!! So come on down, check us out, shake it the tunes of DJ Lucas & band maestro Jesse Gonzales! We'll save you a seat for the May Day heat... sizzle sizzle...cut the rug on the hot floors of the Cupola!! For more information contact: Lucas Jaime, ph: (917) 568-3173; Yanna Samkova, ph: (732) 499-0407;

Aiea Ballroom Dance Club 57th Anniversary Ball

Aloha Everyone, Saturday, April 28, 2012 - Aiea Ballroom Dance Club's 57th Anniversary Ball at the Palladium. Cost $8 advance ticket purchase includes a bento 5:30pm - 6:30pm Bento Dinner/ 6:30pm - 9:30pm Dancing & Program (contact Lynn 372-2256 for tickets)

Thursday, April 19, 2012


WOW! HOP!!!??? Dat's a word dat I haven't heard for eons since the 50s. HIP HOP or BUNNY HOP or just plain HOP? In any case, if it's a HOP hosted by USA Dance, it's gotta be geared to a night of fun dancing and more. Glenn and USA Dance have always put on a good and enjoyable dance show and here's one evening this Friday to have fun dancing at the Palladium. Read on.......

Hi All,
SEE YOU AT THE HOP! On Friday April 20 th.

USA Dance Honolulu’s great April night out at the Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, Palladium. Hop on down to Hop to great music. Driving the Hop with the best sound system in Honolulu is our Master DJ..GaryK .

How about Hopping over for great refreshments during intermission. This will make you Hop like crazy when I say…. ALLLLLLLL FREEEEEEEEE FOR MEMBERS...!!!!!!!!

Start Hopping! Boink, boink, boink, boink, boink……

Doors open at 6:30pm, non-members are $5 at the door.
HOPe to see you there.
Glenn Okazaki

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Summer 2012 Session @Ali'iolani CSA

Kaimuki CSA has decided to start the Summer Session early this year with registration starting on Saturday April 28. Classes will run starting Monday May 7 and ending June 30. Lani and I will be offering the Absolute Beginners Dance Class on Mondays, and the Intermediate Dance Class on Thursdays.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Nifty 50s/60s/70s Oldies Bash

Aloha Dancers,
If you're planning to attend the 2012 "Bash" and haven't yet turned in your registration form, please do so with a flash. The door to this year's event has a small opening now and may be closed much earlier than announced according to this recent e-mail that I received from Wendell Kwan, Chairman of the event........

Aloha Frank & Lani!

Can't begin to tell you how much my core committee and I REALLy appreciate your continued help and assistance in helping us spread the word about this years fabulously exciting upcoming Nifty 50s/60s/70s Oldies Bash Sock Hop 2012 via your blog linked above! From all accounts, phone calls, e-mails and communications there is a tremendous amount of anticipation, anxiety and excitement in the air! Currently, as of April 13th, Paid Registrations are Ten Times (10X) ahead of last years Registration pace! TEN TIMES!

At our current Registration pace we will, again, be completely SOLDOUT and much sooner than the August 1st date we soldout last year! We are now anticipating that we will be completely SOLDOUT by July if not the beginning of June 2012! Official Deadline has not been changed to August 1st, 2012, but on a First Come, First Served basis we will completely sellout way before that date! Also just to inform everyone, the special hotel room rates reservations are going fast as for safety reasons, and relaxation, our guest don't have to worry about drinking and driving! We have the perfect success formula and with experienced gained, IT WORKS!

Thank you Frank for uploading our beautiful Poster into your Blog! I've reattached the above, in jpg file form, just in case! We welcome everyone to our community event benefiting The Hawaii Food Bank!
Wendell Kwan

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Saturday, April 07, 2012

Pan Pacific Ballroom Dance Society 37th Anniversary

WOW! This year is moving pretty fast as we leave March Madness and begin April with some rain showers and windy days. But the dance goes on for Pan Pacific Ballroom Dance Society 37th Anniversary. The Anniversary Ball will be at the Palladium come next Saturday April 14. Tickets are presale $10 with bento or $10 at the door and no bento. (Left click on poster to zoom in).

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Dance Magic 808 First Anniversary Ball

Hi Everyone,
Richard & I started started the ballroom dance club, "Dance Magic 808" last year and with the help of our friends and students, it has really grown in just a year's time. We will be celebrating Dance Magic 808's first year by having an "Anniversary Ball" on Friday, July 6, 2012 and would love to have you come and share in the celebration. Please let us know as soon as possible if you will be able to attend because we are expecting the tickets to be sold quickly.We plan to start working on the table assignments for Dance Magic 808's 1st Anniversary Ball next week so if you and your friends want to sit together or make a table of 10, please contact us as soon as possible. See attach flyers. There will be a lot of dancers and non-dancers attending so we need to start working on the seat assignments. We plan to make this, the "Ball" of the year and be a very memorable evening for all. You won't want to miss this dance event.There will be a delicious buffet dinner, lots of exciting and beautiful exhibitions, time to socialize and lots of time to dance, dance, dance.
Come all dressed up like a Queen or Princess or King or Prince (not a requirement). It'll be a fun evening, seeing old friends, and making new acquaintances.
Audrey Fu is our Decorations Chairperson so you know the ballroom will look magical and enchanting.

If you are planning to attend Dance Magic 808's anniversary ball and would like to stay at the Pacific Beach Hotel, please fill out the form and submit your request to the hotel by fax or email or call in your reservations to the hotel. Please note the cancellation policy of 45 days and 72 hours. Cancellation received after 45 days (May 14, 2012) and up to 72 hours, you will be charged for 1 night and if you cancel less than 72 hours, you will be charged for the entire stay. Check out time is 11:00 am not 11:00 pm, it was a misprint. Please book early as rooms are limited.

We hope you'll be able to attend our ball and share a wonderful evening with us.
Hope to see you soon.
Aloha & Mahalo for all your support.
Richard & Lynn Nakamura
cell 808-372-2256 (Lynn)
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