Auntie Mel's Profile

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I've Polynesian Danced for 30 years, both performing and competing. In solo Ori Tahiti competition, I have placed at Kiki Raina Merced Fete, Heiva i Honolulu, Kawailehua's Manahere i Ori Tahiti, Hura, Tahiti Taurua Nui Las Vegas, Maohi O Patitifa in Elk Grove, CA and Ori Tahiti Las Vegas! I don't list that to brag, but to hopefully give confidence that I kind of know what I'm doing...sometimes at least! LOL

I opened Auntie Mel's California Hula Center in hopes of having one place dancers/drummers/directors/costume-makers could come to for all of their costume needs. It's been a dream of mine for a VERY long time!

I LOVE MAKING COSTUMES!!! (...and realized recently that there aren't very many people who do!) I currently costume for Pupu Ori and groups in France, Mexico, England, Australia, Germany, South Korea, Vanuatu, Spain, Italy, China, Chile,…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 16
  • Joined September 7, 2009

Favorite materials

Dry fibers, shells

About

I've Polynesian Danced for 30 years, both performing and competing. In solo Ori Tahiti competition, I have placed at Kiki Raina Merced Fete, Heiva i Honolulu, Kawailehua's Manahere i Ori Tahiti, Hura, Tahiti Taurua Nui Las Vegas, Maohi O Patitifa in Elk Grove, CA and Ori Tahiti Las Vegas! I don't list that to brag, but to hopefully give confidence that I kind of know what I'm doing...sometimes at least! LOL

I opened Auntie Mel's California Hula Center in hopes of having one place dancers/drummers/directors/costume-makers could come to for all of their costume needs. It's been a dream of mine for a VERY long time!

I LOVE MAKING COSTUMES!!! (...and realized recently that there aren't very many people who do!) I currently costume for Pupu Ori and groups in France, Mexico, England, Australia, Germany, South Korea, Vanuatu, Spain, Italy, China, Chile, Hawaii, Japan and, of course, all over The United States.

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