WHO WE ARE - We are a professional Polynesian entertainment company based in Los Angeles County (Long Beach, CA), offering the BEST in Hawaiian style luau shows complete with hula & fire dancers, musicians, lei greeters, interactive crafts for your guests, and fresh flower leis.
We prize ourselves on the authenticity of our entertainment (modeled after the luau shows in Waikiki and Honolulu, Hawaii).
Our founder & director, Sunny Purcell, of Samoan decent, has actual Polynesian blood and proud to represent her culture through this medium. Additionally, Sunny has lived and performed in Hawaii for several years at world-famous Polynesian Cultural Center.
WHAT EVENT TYPES WE SERVICE - ALL OCCASIONS. Corporate events, TV shows, festivals, universities, birthdays, anniversaries, company parties, pre-schools, K-12, weddings. No event is too big or small.
WHERE WE TRAVEL - Long Beach, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego County, Wilmington, Carson, San Pedro, Seal Beach, Harbor City, Lakewood, Los Alamitos, Surfside, Lomita, Sunset Beach, Torrance, Bellflower, Compton, Hawaiian Gardens, Huntington Beach, Artesia, Cerritos, Cypress, Garden Grove, Gardena, Paramount, La Palma, Lynwood, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rancho Palos Verdes, Westminster, Newport Beach, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, Yorba Linda, Garden Grove, Buena Park, Downey, & beyond! Will travel. Worldwide.
Mahana was started in 2009 by Sunny Purcell. Of Samoan decent, Sunny has danced Polynesian starting with her family since age 6. Her professional experience includes performing with former top Hollywood group at age 14 - Adventures in Polynesia, Nonosina's Professional "Black Team", and former 6-island performer at the world-famous Polynesian Culture Center in Hawaii. Additionally, Sunny has trained hundreds of dance students since age 13, and has traveled as an invited guest to Tahiti and Samoa to perform as well.
Sunny is a graduate from the University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, and currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with her daughter.
"Talofa lava, and aloooha! Thank you for visiting our page. Running Mahana Dance Company is a life calling I truly enjoy. My team and I are dedicated and work year-round to deliver our clients a professional and AUTHENTIC Polynesian entertainment experience. We have proudly serviced over 2,000 bookings since 2009 (including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and Nebraska) and look forward to working with you to make your tropical themed needs come to life!