Kapua Dalire – Moe is the eldest of three renown hula sisters of the late Kumu Hula Master, Aloha Dalire. Kapua – Kumu Hula, mom, and wife, wears lots of “hats” these days with more than a ”hand-full” of children of her own to add to this incredible talented hula family.
Halau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea is the name of Kapua’s hula school. The Kaneohe halau was established by Kapua Dalire-Moe in the year, 2003. Kapua originated from her mother’s hula roots of Keolalaulani Halau ‘Olapa O Laka. Kapua is also a former Miss Aloha Hula 1991 of the prestigious Annual Merrie Monarch Hula Festival held in Hilo, Hawai’i. Mother (Aloha Dalire), sisters (Kau’i Dalire, Keola Dalire) and Kapua have all earned the prestigious title of Miss Aloha Hula!
Kapua’s family traditions are passed on through two schools of hula: Keolalaulani Hälau ‘Olapa O Laka, originated by the grandmother (Mary Keolalaulani McCabe Wong), and Hälau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea. The father (John Dalire) is a Hawaiian drum maker and craftsman.
Since Kapua Dalire-Moe opened her own hula school, she has entered in numerous respected and notable hula competitions across the country winning top awards as she makes a name for herself in the industry and making her mother proud!