Capoeira Angola Hawaii FICA ICAF


Upcoming Events:

Weekend Workshops with Mestre Silvinho

October 5-8, 2017

Mestre Silvinho Capoeira Angola Hawaii

Workshop Schedule:

Friday Oct. 6, Pahoa Community Center, 5-7Pm

Saturday Oct. 7, Kalani Honu, 4:30-6Pm

Sunday Oct. 8, Pahoa Community Center, Noon-3Pm

$15 per workshop, OR $40 for the weekend. 

To Register, Click on the “Donate” button. Be sure to note your name, phone number and “Mestre Silvinho Workshops”.


Oral Traditions Camp, Fall Break 2017

Explore the movements, music and history of two rich oral traditions: Hula and Capoeira.

This one week Fall CAMP is for keiki ages 6 – 16.

Kumu Hua will lead workshops in Hula and the International Capoeira Angola Foundation (Kumu Criss, Trenel Joe) will lead workshops in Capoeira. Students will showcase what they have learned at the close of the camp on Friday.

October 9th  to 13th, 2017

HAAS Main Campus (Pavilion) Pahoa


Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs.       9am – Noon

Friday                                      9am – 11:00

11am – Noon ***Community Event***

$100 for the week, includes a daily fresh fruit snack.

Space is limited to 20 participants. Register early to secure a space. 

To Register: Email with the following information

Student Name, Age / Grade, and current School

Or, for more information contact Criss 808 238 6933


Past Events

Oral Traditions      Summer Camp

for Keiki Ages 7 – 17

June 15 – 19, 2015         9am – Noon

held at: Arts and Sciences Center, Pahoa – Home of HAAS Main Campus


Capoeira Angola w/ FICA Hawaii

and Hula w/ Kumu Hua

plus… Storytelling, Circle Games, Art Activities and Student Showcase!

Camp Schedule


  • 8:50 – 900 am     Arrival
  • 9:00 – 9:15  Storytelling
  • 9:15 – 10:00  Hula   or  Capoeira
  • 10:00 – 10:15  Circle Games
  • 10:15 – 10:30  Snack and Free Play
  • 10:30  – 11:15  Capoeira or Hula
  • 11:15 – 11:30 Art Activities
  • 11:30 – 11:50 Playing Instruments
  • 11:50 – 12:00 Shareback and Closing

To Register or for more info email:



Mestre Silvinho is visitng from Seattle and will be leading classes in the movements, music, and traditions of Capoeira Angola over the September 13-14 weekend in Pahoa, HI. Beginners as well as experienced capoeiraistas from any and all backgrounds are welcome and invited to attend.

It is always a pleasure to train and learn with M. Silvio, and we are excited to welcome him back to the Big Island!

All classes are held at the Kupukupu Center for Arts and Healing in Pahoa. Dates and times are as follows:

Thursday 9.12 @ 6:30- 8:30
Friday 9.13 @ 5:30-7:30pm
Saturday 9.14 @ 4:30-5:30 pm (*Free Promotional Class!)
@ 5:30-730 pm
Sunday 9.15 @ 10:00- 11:00 am Kids Class
@ 11:00-until Class and Open Roda

Per Class $15
All 4 Classes $55

We hope to see you there!

Treinel Daniel Capoeira Angola Hawaii

Treinel Daniel Visits the Big Island, Feb. 2013

Thursday, Feb. 21st at Whole Person Healing Collective in Hilo at 6:30pm-8:30 pm on Haili St.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday Feb. 22nd-24th in Pahoa at 6:30pm-8:30 pm at Kupukupu Center across from Kaleo’s

*Classes are all levels and all ages.


Mestre Silvinho Capoeira Angola HawaiiWorkshops with Mestre Silvinho, October 2012

Thu Oct. 18, 2012 to Oct. 22, 2012

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 beginner class, 5:30-6:30p, Workshop, 6:30-8:30pm, in Hilo at Whole Person Healing Collective, 110 Haili St.
At Kupukupu Center for Arts and Healing in Pahoa, 15-2958 Pahoa Village Rd.:
Friday 10-19-12 beginner class, 5:30-6:30pm, Workshop, 6:30-8:30pm
Sat 10-20-12 workshop, 5:30-7:30pm
Sun 10-21-12 workshop, 5:30-7:30pm

IMG_993010th Annual International Capoeira Angola Foundation Women’s Conference in Hawai’i

Friday, March 2, 2012 4:00pm until Sunday, March 4, 2012  9:00pm at Spencer Beach Park, Big Island Hawaii

Come celebrate women’s presence in Capoeira Angola here on the Big Island of Hawaii. This event will be held at a beach park by the ocean. The accommodations will include, a place to camp, food and plenty of Capoeira. We encourage those of you, who have them, to bring tents and sleeping bags. But, we can provide some as well. Let us know on a case by case basis what your needs include. There are showers, bathrooms, electricity and covered pavilion for training. We can provide shuttle rides from the Kona airport starting Thursday. Any arrivals before then should fly into Hilo where most of us live.

The cost is $75 for FICA and $100 for non-FICA members before February 1st and will include a free t-shirt. After this time cost will increase $25 dollars. Early registration is greatly appreciated in order to help pay for our special guests airline tickets. You can send your payment through paypal or mail a check. Special guests include Mestre Jurandir, Mestre Silvinho, Contra Mestra Andrea, Maya from Oakland and Huu from Chicago. Feel free to email or call us for more questions. Aloha.



Summer Kid’s Program, June 2011, at Imiloa Astronomy center in Hilo

email us for more info and to register at


Workshops with Mestre Jurandir, May 2011

*Thursday May 26, 6pm, in Hilo, at Inner Garden, 110 Haili St.

*Friday May 27 and *Saturday May 28, 6pm, in Pahoa, at Hawaiian Sanctuary, Milemarker 12, Highway 130

*Sunday May 29, 4pm, in Pahoa, at Hawaiian Sanctuary

*All levels welcome


Spring Kid’s Program, March 2011

email for more info and to register


Workshops with Contra Mestre Silvinho, March 2011

*Wednesday March 16th 6pm to 9pm at Inner Garden, 110 Haili Street Downtown Hilo

*Thursday March 17th 6pm to 8pm in Kalapana Seaview

*Saturday and Sunday March 19th and 20th 4pm to 6pm in Klapana (Sunday possibly in Hilo. Call for details and directions.)

*Open Roda Sunday

*classes are $15 each and there is a discount for students who pay monthly


Capoeira Angola with Contra Mestra Alcione, March 2010

Seaview Kalapana Capoeira Angola Space
Saturday at Kahuna Art Gallery in Hilo

Workshop Schedule:
Thursday, March 18th 6p-8p Beginners
Friday, March 19th 6p-8p All Levels
Saturday, March 20th 4p-6p All Levels
Sunday, March 21st 6p-8p All Levels

$15/class or $60 for all four days

CM Alcione (Associacao Capoeira Angola Dobrada, Belo Horizonte) is an amazing Capoeirista/Sambista. This is a special opportunity for those who have interest.


Afro-Brazillian Cultural Exchange Conference, March 2009

with Mestre Jurandir, Contra Mestre Silvinho and Treinel Daniel

*Friday March 13 6pm-8pm Capoeira Angola Workshop. 8pm Roda

*Saturday March 14 10am-12pm Capoeira Angola workshop
12pm-1pm lunch break
1pm Discussion and film with Mestre Jurandir
2-3:30pm Samba Percussion workshop
4-5:30pm Capoeira Angola Workshop
6pm dinner
Samba performance/party

Sunday March 15 8am-10am Capoeira Angola Workshop
10-12pm Samba dance workshop (concurrent)
12pm Snacks
1pm Closing Roda

Mahalo to all who attended and participated Afro-Brazilian Cultural Exchange conference with Mestré Jurandir, Contramestré Silvinho, Treneu Daniel, Lisa Dixon & Jesse Seymore.! Check out our slideshow and article on the Fica DC blog!

Capoeira Angola Workshops and Roda with Contra Mestre Silvinho, Jan. 2009

*Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm – all levels class and opening roda
*Friday 4pm-6pm – all levels class

Thursday and friday classes held a the the EMAX at Kalani Honua near Kehena.

*Saturday 2pm-4pm – all levels class, 4pm-6pm movie/discussion
*Sunday 4pm-6pm – all levels class and closing roda

Sat. & Sun. Classes at old Gym at UH Hilo off Kapiolani st.

Cost: all $45.00 or $15.00 per workshop/roda


Capoeira Angola Workshops and Roda with Mestre Juandir, Nov. 2008

Workshop Program:

*Friday November 21st @ The Hawaiian Sanctuary
6:00-9:00 Introduction to Capoeira Angola Music, Movement & Roda: the game of Capoeira Angola
*Saturday November 22nd @ The UH Hilo old gym 2:00 – 3:30 Introduction to the movement, & music of Capoeira Angola.
4:00-5:00 Roda

*Sunday November 23rd @ The UH Hilo old gym
10:00-12:00 Movement Class
12:00-1:00 Video
1:00-2:00 Discussion
*Monday November 24th @ The Hawaiian Sanctuary
5:00-6:00 Tour of Hawaiian Sancturary sustainable agriculture with Sky Makai.
6:00-9:00 Capoeira Angola Music & Movement workshop followed by closing roda.