THE BAREFOOT HAWAIIAN
Bringing the Hawaiian Islands to
the Midwest and the Mainland for more than 45 years, the
Barefoot Hawaiian is the most complete source and the
largest provider of anything Hawaiian,
Tahitian, and Polynesian
in the entire Chicago area and covers the Mainland with its
world-class entertainment and locally with world-class dance
instruction, Hawaiian Shop, and Special Programs and
— Hula & Polynesian Dancers, Tahitian Dancers,
Samoan Fire-Knife Dancers, Solo Musician, Full Hawaiian Band, Tahitian
Drum Team, Lei Greeters, Show Emcee, Live Tropical Parrot, and
much more. Whether you need a single entertainer or an
entire full-cast Polynesian revue, whether yours is a
family affair or a large corporate event, whether private or
public, whether right here in the Chicago area or located the other
side of the globe, we are ready to perform for you and your
guests. Visit our Entertainment page for full details.
Dance Studio —
All new Studio Center just opened
in 2019! We left behind the old studios we have had
for decades and moved into a large and all newly-build and
modern Dance Studio Center. Located at the same
address we have been at for over 35 years, we have added on
with newly leased property and have built our new Dance
Studio Center from the ground up.
hula for fun to advanced and professional Polynesian dance
training, we have
been teaching the Hawaiian arts longer than any other
company in the Chicago area and have the largest student body. Our students range from
3-years old to seniors, and we are the only Hawaiian Arts
Dance Company in the Chicago area with its own permanent studio and
school. Visit our Dance Studio page for all training
programs, classes, and workshops we have going on. We
have programs running all year.
Packages, and Seasonal — Held right here on
location in our own studio and party room, we offer special
programs and packages designed to suit a variety of
interests, such as Children's Birthday Parties, Girl Scout
and Brownie Cultural Patch Earning programs, and Adult
Parties to celebrate various occasions and
On the Seasonal side, the spirit of Aloha runs all year
long, and we celebrate each in its own special way.
From Valentine's Day through Christmas, we can prepare an
entertainment program for you and your special event or help
show you where in what season you need to be planning your
luau. Visit the Seasonal and Packages page for the season we
are currently in and for all our special group packages.
Hawaiian Shop —
Newly remodeled in late 2018!
the only Hawaiian performing arts company in the Chicago
its own store, we have the authentic Hawaiian merchandise
you're looking for yet at prices that compare to online
discount shopping. Grass skirts, aloha shirts, pareos, mu'umu'us,
luau party goods, leis, music, and more are in stock, or if you need
something special we can custom order it for you.
Visit our Hawaiian Shop page for more information.
The song on this page is "Beautiful
Kaúai" performed by our very own band member,