IOLANI LUAHINE HULA FESTIVAL

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The 15th annual Iolani Luahine Hula Festival will be held on January 27 & 28, 2017 at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. The 'Iolani Luahine Festival was established in 2003 with a vision to perpetuate the hula, and it also serves as a way to honor the memory of Iolani Luahine and her contributions to the preservation of hula and Hawaiian culture. Festival workshops will feature hula workshops with Loea Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, and Ni’ihau shell lei, bracelet and/or earrings workshops with Kumu Kele Kanahele. Hula presentations will begin at 5pm on Friday and feature makuahine, makuakane and kupuna hula presentations. Kawaikapuokalani Hewett & Friends will take stage for our evening entertainment after the awards ceremony. Saturday will begin at 1pm and will feature the keiki, wahine and kane presentations. Local artisans will be showcasing their work on Saturday beginning at 11:30 am, and ono food will be available also!

IOLANI LUAHINE HULA FESTIVAL