CCECS announces keiki classes

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Date: Monday, January 9, 2017
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo offers two non-credit classes designed especially for children.

Art for Keiki: Adventures in Drawing is for children ages 7-10 and is designed to broaden each child's creativity and imagination by teaching them a variety of drawing techniques as well as some art history. The class is taught by Kellie Miyazu, an elementary school art teacher and Designer-in-Residence at the East Hawai‘i Cultural Center. Classes will be held on Tuesdays, January 24 to March 14, from 4:30-6 p.m. at UH Hilo’s Edith Kanaka‘ole Hall, Room 104. The cost is $95 and includes all required supplies.

Hip Hop for Kids is for children ages 7-12 and taught by Max Belliard, who has performed and trained at numerous dance battles, dance camps and facilities across the Midwest and in New York City since 2010. Students will learn breakdance, tutting, popping & locking, hip-hop choreography, freestyle and more. No dance experience is required. Classes will meet at the UH Hilo Old Gym on Fridays from 5:45-6:45 p.m., February 3 to April 14, with no class on March 24. The cost is $65.

For more information and to register, contact CCECS at 932-7830 or visit

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