Sunday, September 30, 2012

IBDI New Dance Classes

                                            Registration for dance classes is from 5:30-6PM

Friday, September 28, 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012

No Cupola Dance Tuesday (9/25)

Aloha Frank!

Wonder if you can help us get the word out that there will be NO Cupola dance next week Tuesday!

We're all gearing up for Geoffrey Fell's Hawaii Star Ball which starts on Wednesday, Sep 26th and runs through the 28th, with a kick off reception on Tuesday night.

Our CUPOLA social dance will resume and be back on schedule next month, Tuesday October 27th, just in time for our trick or treat party, with costume contest and lots of fun stuff! Come see if you can spot Lucas & Yanna in their Halloween disguise!

Hope to see you there!


Friday, September 21, 2012

USA Dance International Waltz Workshop

Rounding up the DANCE WORKSHOPS at the Palladium for September is USA Dance Honolulu's International Waltz with Stephan Krauel. Here's an excerpt from Glenn Okazaki's e-mail.................

(Left click to zoom in)
USA Dance is once again, proud to present Mr. Stephan Krauel. We all enjoyed Stephan back in 2010 for an amazing workshop in Standard and Latin. This year we have Stephan for an encore in the International Waltz. Learn Stephan’s great techniques that makes him a champion. 
Stephan and Denise are both available for private lessons. Their fee for private lessons are $90/45 minutes, plus floor fee. If you are interested in having great coaching lessons, just Contact Anne Ho or myself. See attached poster for more details of Stephan’s Waltz Workshop.
Glenn Okazaki
USA Dance Honolulu

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Da Bucket List for October 2012

WOW! We've been having a wild September what with Dance Workshops galore. And now it's time to see what's in the "bucket" for  October. But first I gonna give a plug for our newest dance club in Honolulu (okay..I'm a member). Dance Magic 808 is hosting their very first Social Dance at the Palladium on Sunday, September 30th from 6PM to 9PM or maybe later. If you missed going to the Dance Magic 808 1st Anniversary Ball at the Pacific Beach Hotel this past July, Olelo will be televising the two hour event on Channel 52 this Friday (9/21) from 2pm to 4PM.

If you got DANCING SHOES and WILL TRAVEL, Kauai Ballroom Dance Club hosting their Anniversary Ball at the Kauai Marriott Hotel on October 6. If you don't like to travel that far, then you might want to check in to Dance Magic 808's Filipino Tango Workshop at the Palladium on October 6 from 12:30PM. Instructors will be Andy and Monica Pascua. Registration, and Line Dancing by Roxanne at 12 Noon.

Pan Pacific Ballroom Dance Society hosting their 38th Inaugural Ball at the Pacific Beach Hotel on October 12. You can get more info by left clicking on the poster.

And da BIG ONE coming on October 19 at the Pacific Beach Hotel...Nifty 50s/60s/70s Oldies Bash Sock Hop. Sorry! Dis BIG ONE is SOLDOUT!

If you're a fan of Professional Dance Teacher Michael Kiehm of the StarLight Dance Studio, you might want to check in at the Palladium on October 27 and 28 for Swing Dance Club Hawaii Workshop. On tap are the three popular club dances...West Coast Swing, Hustle, and Night Club Two Step. Scroll back to my previous blog for more info.

Dance Magic 808 hosting a Masquerade Ball on October 28 at the Palladium. More info later.

Aloha fo' now!


Tuesday, September 11, 2012

A Gentle Reminder for Registered Guests to the 50s/60s/70s Oldies Bash Sock Hop 2012

To our Senior Teens, Friends and Classmates!
On behalf of our harworking, dedicated active core committee, we welcome you all as registered guest for our upcoming 6th Annual Nifty 50s/60s/70s Oldies Bash Sock Hop 2012 on October 19th! Based on First Come, First Served registration, you are one of our lucky attendees to register prior to our "completely" selling on July 10th, 2012, a FULL 3.5 months in advance of our event date! Please remember, we do NOT distribute or issue "tickets" to our event. We REGISTER our guest as every seat, every table IS reserved. When you arrive please checkin at our Reception Tables, your Names will be listed, so just checkin.
Thanks to earlier than usual paid registration, this years event broke all previous records for the earliest complete sellout and total attendance! Our Event has to follow all Fire Code Laws and the Safety and Comfort policies of the hotel. With this complete sellout hundreds of your fellow Senior Teens, Friends and Classmates will be joining you! Your early registration is appreciated, and its unfortunate that we have had to turn away several hundred late registrations which came in after we soldout. Waiting too long, procrastinating for this very popular event unfortunately leads to late registrations politely being turned away. We welcome those who could not register or attend this year, to please join us for our 7th Annual Event in 2013! Please mark your calendar's, as Nifty 50s/60s/70s Oldies Bash Sock Hop 2013 will be held on Friday Nite, October 18th! Please join us before the memories fade forever!
Here are important reminders whereby you will have a most memorable evening recreating authentic classic Golden Oldies, Rock 'n Roll, Crusin Classic memories from over 55 years ago! You will make new memories to last another lifetime, see old friends and make new ones!
Nifty 50s/60s/70s Oldies Bash Sock Hop 2012
1. When: October 19, 2012 ~
2. Where: Pacific Beach Hotel's Grand Ballroom - 7th Floor Parking Lot Elevator,
5th Floor via Main Hotel Elevator's ~
3. Time: 5:00PM till 12:00 Midnite - Many guest do arrive "early" ~
4. Parking: Parking is limited, First Come, First Served. If Hotel Parking is FULL, a
Hotel Attendant will be at street level to direct you to close by, alternative
parking at the Waikiki Banyan Hotel, 1 block Diamond Head of of Kuhio
Avenue. From Kuhio Ave. Turn LEFT thru Grassy Medial Strip to Waikiki
Banyan Hotel Parking Entrance. Bring your parking ticket with you for
Validation at our Event ~
5. What to Wear: 50s/60s/70s Costumes, Wigs, Shoes and Accessories! Dress and look as you did in High School! Shop at Party City, Honolulu or in Waikele
to find all your Costumes, Wigs, Shoes and Accessories ~
6. Benefit: Benefiting the Hawaii Food Bank. Please bring a non-perishable food
item, such as a canned good to donate. Easy Drop Off Bins will be positioned
at Reception ~
7. NO Substitute Guest: NO substitute guest will be accepted without prior notification to the committee prior to Sept. 1st. Thank you for your cooperation ~
8. Name Tags: Please wear your Name Tags VISIBLY at all times for the entire evening.
Thank you for your cooperation ~
Thank you and we look forward to another Authentic, Classic and Magical evening!
Chairman - Wendell Kwan - Kalani '65
Treasurer - Diane Hayamizu Yoshida - Kaimuki '65
Vice Chair - Ann Nosaka Kabasawa - Kalani '65
Sharon Young Uesugi - Farrington '65
Dianne Kawakami Okumoto - Farrington '65
Sonette Uyehara Muramoto - Kaimuki '65
Tony Caluya - Frankfort American '65
Phil Nakayama - Farrington '60

Sunday, September 09, 2012

TV Showing of Dance Magic 808 1st Anniversary Ball

From Lynn Nakamura, President of Dance Magic 808...................

Aloha Everyone,

See below for the showtimes that Olelo will be showing Dance Magic 808's 1st Anniversary Ball.

If you attended the ball and participated in dancing or being a part of the program or sitting in a location that was being filmed, you will see yourself on this video.

We want to thank everyone again for attending and making it a very successful 1st anniversary ball for us. We hope that you'll be able to attend our 2nd anniversary ball which will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013 at the Pacific Beach Hotel.

Aloha & Mahalo,
Lynn A. Nakamura
President, Dance Magic 808

Dance Magic 808 Anniversary Ball
7:00 PM
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
1:30 PM
If you checked the ‘OleloNet box on your Playback Request, your show will be available on the Internet at two to three days after the first airdate.
Just search for your program (using “quote marks” helps narrow down the choices) and distribute the link.

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Swing Dance Club Workshop with Michael Kiehm

Michael Kiehm, world champion dancer and owner and director of Starlight Dance Studio in San Diego will be in Honolulu for a two-day workshop next month at the Palladium. If you're hooked on "Club Dancing", you're gonna want to explore Michael's entertaining way of teaching the three most popular club dances: the West Coast Swing, the Hustle, and Night Club Two Step. (Left click on poster to zoom in).