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USADance Honolulu Chapter #4007

Location: ALA Wai Golf Course Multi-Purpose Recreation Facility 2nd Floor
404 Kapahulu Ave Honolulu, HI 96815

USADance Honolulu Chapter 4007

Palladium MAP

Dear members and dancers,

Here is a news summary of our chapter for October/November 2018 .  
(We are Chapter 4007 - Honolulu Chapter.)

Monthly Dance:  

October 12 - Friday - 6:30 p.m.   

November 16 - Friday - 6:30 p.m.   

Members $3, Non-members $6

We had a very successful October monthly dance with a special presentation of the International Foxtrot and Waltz by visiting Japanese Championship couple, Ippaku Miyoshi and Teiko Miyoshi.

Tuesday Practices:

Tuesday practices will continue on two Tuesdays each month.  Practice dates are:

October 2 and 16 from 7 to 9 p.m

November 6 and 20 from 7 to 9 p.m

Special Latin Workshop:

We are delighted to announce a special International Cha-cha workshop on October 27 at 9:30 a.m. with  Latin Legend Melissa Dexter, former four time Italian Professional Latin Champion,  British Open Finalist and World Professional Latin Finalist. Currently Melissa is the Vice President of Professional Dance with USA Dance as well as a (WDSF) Adjudicator.

Social Dance News:

The Flash Mob for 2018 was a huge success with 18 participating dancers.  We have submitted our entries to USA Dance Nationals.  Watch for the release of our special video presentation.

A big mahalo to all our participants and we hope to see more of you next year for Flash Mob 2019!

Competitor  News:

Congratulations to all our members who successfully competed at the Hawaii Star Ball.

K-12 News:

4 students of our K-12 ballroom dance program competed in the Hawaii Star Ball, three of them for the very first time.  Thank you to all of you who came and cheered for them on Saturday, October 6 at the Sheraton Waikiki.

We offer ballroom classes for children ages 5 to 18 years on Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings. For more information, you can email us at

American Dancer magazine:

You should have received your hard copy of the 3rd quarter issue of American Dancer.. Dancers from the Honolulu chapter are once again featured in this issue on pages 10, 11 and 18..

As a member of the USA Dance national organization, you get a free subscription to the dance magazine, American Dancer.  If you are not receiving your copy in the mail,

 you can send an email to


As a member of the USA Dance national organization, you can get a 10% discount when you shop online at DSI London. Use the discount code USADANCE.

You can also get discounts with Avis Car Rental, Wyndham Hotel Group, Budget Car Rental, Office Depot/Office Max and many other vendors.

Mahalo and see you at our November monthly dance!

President - Ed Matsuda
Vice President - Ravi Narayan
Treasurer - Jon Obara
Secretary - Candy Matsuda
K-12 Coordinator and Instructor - Synthia Sumukti
Ticket Chair - Delia Tom

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USA Dance Honolulu presents:
International Viennese Waltz Workshop
with Professionals Stephan and Denise Krauel
When:             Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Time:               7:30 to 8:30 pm - Registration starts at 7 pm
Where:            Ala Wai Golf Course Palladium
Cost:               $15 for USA Dance members, $20 for non-members

Stephan Krauel and his wife and partner, Denise Jourdaine-Krauel, are 5-time U.S. representatives to the World Professional 10 Dance Championships and the World Showdance Championships. They are also former U.S. Professional Latin finalists, finalists in all major U.S. dance competitions as well as the German Open, French Open and Italian Open Championships.