Tiare Apetahi Polynesia   

Hawaiian Cultural & Spiritual Arts 

Aloha mai kakou, (Greetings everyone)

My name is J. Kahealani Silva Costa from O'ahu, Hawaii.  I am a Spiritual Chiefess Executive Officer of Tutu's Taro.  My maternal family is from Kane'ohe and paternal family is from Kalihi-Uka, O'ahu.

I got engaged to a gentleman from Kauai in 2010 and now reside here with my family.

Many kupuna (elders) and other kumu (hula teachers) have shared their thoughts and talents with me.  Especially, my mother and auntie which I have graduated with discipline from their school of dance in 1985. 

Participated at the Merrie Monarch festivals, taught hula/Tahitian via State of Hawaii Department of Education under the Hawaiian Studies - Kupuna program and S. B. Dole Intermediate Band Glee Club.

Our hula lineage is from Kauai Island from hula masters prior to Kaiwi Ho'ona to Samuel Pua Ha’aheo to Kau’i Zuttermeister to my mother and aunty, and presently to me. Professionally, I have assisted other hula and Tahitian dance teachers with my expertise. 

My family lineage is of healing of the mind, body and spirit. Via the spiritual aspects of the Unihipili (Inner child-Sub conscious), 'Uhane (Spirit - Conscious) and 'Aumakua (Higher self) . Guided by personal ancestral spiritual family and personal spirit guides.

Studied and practiced under the Master Kahuna RMK Freitas whose ancestral teachings of Pa'ao from Borabora, Tahiti!

My abilities: 

*Wedding Officiant - State of Hawaii License.

*Hula & Tahitian dance and drum workshop facilitator.

*Reiki Practitioner - Certified.

*Hawaiian and Reiki blessings of Homes, Businesses, Pets, Automobiles, Canoes, etc.

*Hawaiian Mana Cards Intuitive Readings / Counseling.

Interviewed and featured via Japanese Na Suteki Hula Style Magazine 2018

Interviewed by Vision Magazine, Las Vegas, Nevada 2006

Featured on Guided By Spirit program with Kealohaleimakamae Eklund, 

'Olelo Station Honolulu, Hawaii  2004

Recorded percussionist on Guided By Spirit teachings 2003