Kalena has been dancing since childhood. She has choreographed original works and
developed the dance company into an award-
Kalena teaches the following dances: Hawaiian (Ancient and Modern), Tahitian, Fijian, Tongan, Maori New Zealand, and Samoan. In addition to dance classes, she conducts Tahitian drumming and Samoan fire and knife dance seminars. She designs some of the costumes, which you can purchase from this website.
Kalena describes her family heritage as a melting pot, her grandparents are Blackfeet
Indian, Asian, European, Pacific Islander (Hawaiian/Samoan/Tongan), and African American.
She has always said that her family has every color in the rainbow. She is single,
color blind when making friends and dating (Kalena believes interracial relationships
that are marriage-
Kalena has also served the community by assisting families in need through the Americorps
program, as well as providing Polynesian educational dance seminars and performances
Kalena designs knitwear, beaded embroidery garments, and gourd art. You can find
out more on her other websites: www.sugarkdesigns.com and www.doggieknits.com. She
also created a website for her dog -
Kalena served as one of the board of directors for the Lau Kanaka No Hawaii Hawaiian Civic Club of Arizona during 2018 to 2019.
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Holoku Ball 2016
|AZ Dance Seminar|
|Tahitian Feather Belts|
|Tahitian Tassel Belts|
|Joining the Dance Company|