Dance academy performers to entertain Saturday


West Hawaii Dance Academy will perform selections from “The Red Poppy Ballet” at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Hilton Waikoloa Resort’s Grand Ballroom, as part of the resort’s Chinese New Year celebration.

Dancers will perform the Ribbon Dance, Umbrella Dance and a Butterfly Pas de deux, to name a few, with choreography by West Hawaii Dance Theatre’s Artistic Director Virginia Holte and Assistant Director Midori Satoh.

West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy is a nonprofit educational arts organization sponsored in part by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Hawaii Community Foundation, Vance Wall Foundation and local families and businesses.

For more information, visit whdt.org or call 329-8876.