Friday, October 26, 2012

Workshop With Michael Kiehm

Dawne & Michael Kiehm
Swing Dance Club Hawaii presents a Michael Kiehm Workshop featuring club favorites: the West Coast Swing, the Hustle, and the Night Club Two Step. Starts this Saturday at the Palladium. Please scroll back to previous blog for more info.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Dance Magic 808 Masquerade Ball

Hi Everyone,

Don't forget to come and join us at Dance Magic 808's Masquerade Ball this Sunday, October 28, 2012 at the palladium (kitchen side) from 6pm - 9pm. Come at 5:30pm if you would like to help set up.

Come in costume (not mandatory) and enter the costume contest.

Categories: Most Scariest, Funniest, Most Beautiful/Handsome, Most Famous Couple, and Most Original

We are going to have a fun evening so come and join us.

Richard & Lynn Nakamura
Dance Magic 808

No Tricks, Just Treats & Dancing @ the CUPOLA!

Strut your stuff and burn the floor at the CUPOLA with Lucas & Yanna as they host their 3rd Spooktacular Social dance this Halloween week!

WHERE: The CUPOLA, 2nd floor of the Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapiolani (corner of Kapiolani & Piikoi)
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct 30th, 2012
TIME: 6:30-9:30pm

Admission is FREE, the PUBLIC's invited; no partners necessary!

Live Music and DJ by Lucas Jaime & Jesse Gonzales!

Food and refreshments available for purchase! Great wine bar! Discounted pupu menu if you order before 7pm!

Divino Ritmo invites the PUBLIC and dancers to come & put their best feet forward - both on the dance floor & in the costume department.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place outstanding costumes! While costumes are NOT necessary, they are appreciated!

Enjoy a haunting evening of dancing at the CUPOLA!

For more info, contact:
Lucas Jaime, ph: (917) 568-3173;
Yanna Samkova, ph: (732) 499-0407;

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Pro Show Presented by Divino Ritmo

What better way to start the month of December than with a Spectacular Dance Show presented by Divino Ritmo. Last year's show was smash hit and this year it's gonna be better with a Pro Show that's first time in Hawaii.  See more info on the poster.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Dance Magic 808 Events and New Dance Classes

Dance Magic 808′s Masquerade Ball at the Ala Wai Palladium on Sunday, October 28, 2012 from 6pm – 9pm to the public. We are asking our members for assistance from 5:30pm to help set up and at 9pm – 9:30pm to clean up. Cost for the event is $3.00.
It’ll be a fun evening. We plan to have a costume contest so come in costume. There will be lots of time for dancing, socializing and snacking.

Here’s our schedule for the next and last session for this year 2012. All classes are at the Salt Lake District Park.

Tuesday starts on October 30 and Thursday starts on November 1, 2012.
6:45pm – 7:35pm Salsa by Ed Ho & Veronica Munez
7:35pm – 7:45pm Break/Announcements
7:45pm – 8:35pm International Tango by Richard & Lynn Nakamura

6:45pm – 7:35pm Line Dancing with Roxanne “Roxie” Kaino
7:35pm – 7:45pm Break/Announcements
7:45pm – 8:35pm International Cha Cha by Lester & Henrietta Muramoto (not confirmed yet)

Registration forms will be available on Tuesdays and Thursday at class with more information.


Tuesday, October 16, 2012

IBDI Workshop with Geoffrey Fells

OOOOH YEAH! Here's a late announcement for all you guys and gals who like to dress funky. IBDI hosting a HALLOWEEN Dance at the Palladium this Saturday (Nov. 20). Spook time is at 6 PM  and there will be a costume contest I'm told.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

A Reminder From WASABI 's Doreen

We're at St. Louis Alumni this Thursday, October 11, 2012, from 7:00-10:00 p.m., so put on your dancing shoes and come on down to one of the best places in town...Great, big dance floor, cool air-conditioning, good food from da Kitchen, and CLEAN, CLEAN, CLEAN! Free parking, too!

Then, Friday night, October 12, 2012, we're at Dot's in Wahiawa from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Love this very retro place with the ono local food!

We only have these two places to play at this month, then Milton & I are OFF TO LAS VEGAS, BABY!!! We are going to join my Kauai High School classmates & friends from Kapaa High & Waimea High for a Tri-School 60th Birthday Bash in Las Vegas for a fun-filled few days, then Milton & I extended our stay to just hang out there, do our own thing, enjoy some shows, & SHOP, before flying down to L.A. to hook-up with Milton's cousin (formerly of Hiroshima) and enjoy our second childhood at Disneyland!
Will be gone for two whole weeks, and see you guys next month!

See you all the meantime, stay safe, be happy, and GOD BLESS!
Love from me & da boyz,

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Divino Ritmo Workshop with Peter Eggleton

Dear Students and Friends,

Lucas and I will be hosting a Workshop by Mr. Peter Eggleton (some of you might have met or seen him judging at the Hawaii Star Ball).

Mr. Eggleton is currently coaching in Japan, and we are thrilled that he agreed to stop over in Hawaii on his way back to the mainland to share his knowledge with us.
We hope that you will take this opportunity to attend his 2-hour workshop on International Waltz, its technique and fundamentals, principles of good lead and follow.
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Attached is the flyer with detailed information about the workshop on October 20th.
Mahalo and hopefully I will see you all there!

Divino Ritmo Dance

  (If the poster is unreadable or you need more info, please contact Yanna at:
or at (732) 499-0407)

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Da Pumpkin' by USA Dance Honolulu

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Join us on Saturday the 13 th for our October bash, ‘DA PUMPKIN’. We will be on the stage side, where the dance floor is LAAAARGER!!!! (See attached pdf file for more information!!)
Join us for the best dance music and sound system in town from our DeeeeeJ GaryK. Hearing his sounds makes you feel like dancing.
At intermission, enjoy the best snacks, and all this FREEEE FOR MEEEMBERS!
If you are not a member…. $5.LL. < feeling blue? Than join USA Dance for our FREEEE FOR MEEEMBERS DANCES!!! Members, don’t forget to renew your membership. (All USA Dance monthly dances are free for members, except for ticketed events.)
Beeee there on the Thirteeeeenth. Everyone else will !!!
USA Dance Honolulu
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Tuesday, October 02, 2012

A Gentle Reminder from the Oldies Bash Sock Hop Core

To our Senior Teens, Friends and Classmates!
On behalf of our hardworking, 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 check in at our Reception Tables, your Names will be listed, so just check in.
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 sold out. 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 Mid nite - 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
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

Dance Magic 808 Schedule of Events

There's been a change to the October 6 schedule. Filipino Tango will be rescheduled and Bachata by Ed & Veronica is substituted in its place.
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