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Location
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori, Pasifika
Location
Seattle, WA
Halau Hula O Napualani is the oldest Hawaiian dance school (Halau) in Seattle, Washington. We hold classes in Seattle and Gig Harbor. We teach dance and music. Our dance classes include Traditional Hawaiian Hula (Auana and Kahiko), Tahitian, and Maori dancing. Music that we teach includes ukulele and toere/pahu pehe (Tahitian drumming).
Community Focus
Hawaiian
Location
Seattle, WA
We are a non-profit club based in Seattle, Washington and dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Hawaiian culture. Founded in 1962 and incorporated in 1963; we have been actively involved in the Pacific Northwest through various festivals, our Hui Wa'a Canoe team and our club meetings/gatherings that are held monthly. We invite you to join our facebook group to learn about opportunites to engage in Hawaiian history and culture. We have dedicated membership that have extensive knowledge and grasp of Hawaiian language, legends, customs song and history.
Community Focus
Hawaiian
Location
Seattle, WA
We do traditional Hawaiian music with Lap steel, 6 & 12 string guitars, and ukeleles. Nothing newer than 50 years, some older than 200.
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Pasifika
Location
Brad plays ʻukulele in Honokaʻa, Hawaiʻi.
Community Focus
Hawaiian
Location
Kennewick, WA
Ko`u inoa Onie Kamakahiwaokalani Huihui Rendall. I was born in Honolulu, Oahu. My mother Sarah Huihui Marcell, is a native Hawaiian, born and raised in Kaka`ako, O`ahu, and my father Leo J. Marcell, is a Frenchman from the town of Millbury, Massachusetts.
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Pasifika
Location
Kent, WA
Community Focus
Tahitian, Pasifika
Location
Renton, WA
Te Fare O Tamatoa is a non-profit organization with the sole purpose of spreading knowledge of Tahitian culture through dance and music.
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Pasifika
Location
Leavenworth, WA
Momi was born and raised in Ohio. After years of living in California Beach towns the family moved to Hawaiʻi. Momi was home. She began her hula training in 1977 with Māpuana deSilva, Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima, in Kailua, Kaʻōhao, Hawaiʻi. Hula became, and remains, the source of her passion. 
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori, Pasifika
Location
Spokane, WA
The largest Hula school and Hula performing company in Spokane with over 100 dance students learning Hula in camps and classes each year. Crowd pleasing entertainment!
Community Focus
Tahitian, Pasifika
Location
'O Huraiti Mana tātou | we are Huraiti Mana
Community Focus
Indigenous, Pasifika
Location
Seattle, WA
Malo e lelei. My name is Toka, an indigenous Pasifika Artist/Illustrator based in the City of Rain.
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Pasifika
Location
Gig harbor, WA
Pacific 'Ohana Foundation helps perpetuate, preserve, and protect the rich culture of the Pacific Basin communities and the relationships among them. We honor people’s cultural values to make this a better world for all.
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Pasifika
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
BIPOC, LGBTQ, Queer, Trans, Pasifika
Location
Kent, WA
United Territories of Pacific Islanders Alliance (UTOPIA) is a queer and trans people of color-led, grassroots organization born out of the struggles, challenges, strength, and resilience of the Queer and Trans Pacific Islander (QTPI – “Q-T-pie”) community in South King County.
Community Focus
BIPOC, African American, Hispanic, Latinx, Women, Black, Native American, Pasifika
Location
Tacoma, WA
Washington State MESA works to support underrepresented students achieving and contributing their full potential in mathematics, engineering and science.
Community Focus
Femme, BIPOC, Gender Non-Conforming, Indigenous, Queer, Trans, Two Spirit, Black, Pasifika
Location
Alphabet Alliance of Color (AAoC) is an organizing alliance of all our letters: two spirit, black, brown, disabled, femme, gender non-conforming, indigenous, pasifika, queer, trans, people of color who are healers, caretakers, dreamers, organizers, and community leaders. We center people like you who share our identities, and we serve our intersectional community — meaning ourselves, our intersectional community, and all of our letters above who are experiencing racism, violence, transphobia, and economic violence.
Community Focus
Pasifika
Location
Seattle , WA
The Pacific Islander Health board seeks to cultivate resilience within our communities to achieve health equity through culturally safe and community driven solutions, traditions, advocacy, and policies.
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Pasifika
Location
Vancouver, WA
Building community and sharing have always resided in the Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander culture. Ke Kukui Foundation continues this tradition through community events, education, music and the art of hula in Pacific Northwest communities throughout Washington and Oregon for future generations.
Community Focus
Pasifika
Location
Burien, WA
The Pacific Islander Community Association is an iteration of the mana of our communities. We come alongside local Coast Salish tribes to ensure that we are co-stewarding the resources with our sisters and brothers who are indigenous on these lands and offer up our solidarity in supporting sovereignty of Washington Tribes.
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Pasifika
Location
Federal Way, WA
Ke`ala `O Kamailelauli`ili`i Foundation's purpose is "To perpetuate and preserve the teachings of Hawaiian Culture, Hawaiian Traditions and beliefs through language, songs, chants and dance; thereby bringing people together through cultural edification."