Halau I Ka Pono
Oak Park, Ill.
Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. plus evening classes on Monday and Wednesday
Halau I Ka Pono (HA-LA-OO EE KAH POE-NO) is a Hawaiian school of dance under the direction of Kumu Hula (master teacher of the Hula) June Kaililani Tanoue. Halau means "meeting house" and I Ka Pono means "of goodness, righteousness." Its purpose is to teach indigenous Hawaiian culture and stories through the joy of dance. New Beginner Classes for children, men and women start in January 2010.