Island Moves Family Center is a 3000 square foot facility in San Jose, California, and is the general name chosen to house Sonny’s Place Hawaiian Shop, Island Moves Productions and Halau Na Wai Ola. The halau is under the direction of Kau`i Isa-Kahaku and has been in existence for over 11 years. Halau Na Wai Ola participates in several competitions, festivals and community events throughout the year and has traveled as far as Italy to perform. Our students range in age from three years to our kupuna (elders) and new students are accepted four times a year.

Mission Statement:

To Make a Positive Impact on massive amounts of people’s lives through the Hawaiian art of the Hula, and the spirit of Aloha

To Share Knowledge unconditionally in order to continue to perpetuate the Hawaiian culture

To Teach Motivating and Educational Classes in a positive learning environment as well as integrate precious life skills into the teaching process.

To Lead by Example to truly integrate and live with Aloha, to bring out the best in myself and others

To Settle for Nothing Less Than Our Personal Best in all aspects of our life

Aloha Ke Akua!


No Current Program Info Available