Kaina Quenga, a native of Hilo, Hawaiʻi has been dancing hula for over 20 years in Hawaiʻi, Florida, New York and globally. Under the direction of Kumu Hula, Johnny Lum Ho, Kaina received formal Polynesian dance training. Kaina went on to perform with Tihati Productions, and has studied internationally at the Conservatoire De Tahiti. Kaina shares her culture and experience through education and is Director of Nā ʻŌiwi NYC. She served as a cultural and Hula instructor at Concourse House Day Care, 92Y Harkness Dance Center and Spoke The Hub in New York City. Kaina is one of the co-founders of Te Ao Mana Polynesian dance collective.