FREE AED Training on March 25th

Aloha! We are please to announce that West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy was recently awarded an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) by Hilo Medical Center Foundation as part of their Be a Lifesaver campaign partnership with Big Island Toyota Hilo and...

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Delivering Joy and Dreams through Tap

Here at West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy, we offer many different genres of dance for both adults and children. While many of our students are budding young dancers, instructor Juanita Finkenberg was in for a treat with the latest session of her Adult Tap Class. ...

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“Snow White Ballet” Takes the Stage…

Originally published in West Hawaii Today By Karen Rose Special to West Hawaii Today   One of the most popular fairy tales of all time, “Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs” has captured the hearts of adults and children alike since Walt Disney introduced the film...

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“The Sleeping Beauty Ballet” Takes the Stage…

Originally published in West Hawaii Today The West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy will present “The Sleeping Beauty Ballet” at Kahilu Theatre on May 30. Curtains lift at 2:30 p.m. The ballet is based on the original scenario devised by the great Russian...

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Upcoming Events

Aug 21

Summer Workshop with Soili Arvola

August 21 @ 4:30 pm - August 26 @ 2:45 pm
Kailua-Kona HI

WHDTA  •  74-5626 Alapa Street, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740  •  Tel (808) 329-8876  •  Email:

West Hawaii Dance Theatre is a 501(3)C Non-Profit Educational Arts Organization and is sponsored in part by the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture & the Arts, Hawaii Community Foundation, Atherton Family Foundation, Hawaii Tug & Barge, Vance Wall Foundation, Ironman Foundation, Macy’s and our local businesses and families.

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