Marc Haʻaheo Asuncion
Hula/Ori Tahiti Instructor
Kumu Haʻaheo has been dancing and studying hula under the tutelage of Hula Master, Loea Naomi Kalama, for 22 years. He also acquired Tahitian dancing and drumming with guidance from Raʻatira Marlo Caramat and Raʻatira Anthony Manaois. His experiences include lūʻau performances and festivals, teaching hula classes and workshops, and researching and training for hula competitions. Haʻaheo graduated and received his title of “Kumu Hula” (hula teacher) in August 2018 on the island of Kauaʻi. With his class leaders, Kauʻiokalani, Ipolani and Nanea he brings Hula and Ori Tahiti to dancers in and nearby Davis to share the beauty of the Polynesian arts.