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The Island of Hawaii is the youngest and largest island in the Hawaiian chain. Nearly twice as big as all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined (hence, it’s nickname, “The Big Island”), its sheer size is awe-inspiring. 

Kauai Approx 1 hr (direct from Kona)
Oahu Approx 45 min (direct from Kona)
Molokai Approx 1 hr 20 min
Lanai Approx 1 hr 30 min
Maui Approx 40 min (direct from Kona)
Hawaii

Hawaii Island Steel Guitar Festival At Mauna Lani

Occurs between:
Friday, September 7, 2018
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Sunday, September 9, 2018
Summary

The festival will feature performances by steel guitar masters and by next generation steel guitar students. In addition to the featured performances, there will also be workshops & jam sessions, where festival guests can play along with the steel guitar masters, and Open Stage sessions where [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Alan Akaka
  • Contact Organization: HIMELE
Waikoloa Ukulele FEstival
Hawaii

Waikoloa Ukulele Festival (18th Annual)

Occurs on:
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Summary

18th Annual Great Waikoloa Ukulele Festival Saturday, March 3, 2018 11:15am - 6:30 pm Kings’ Shops and Queens’ MarketPlace in Waikoloa Beach Resort Free Ukulele Workshop at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Paniolo Ballroom, 10:00 am - 11:00 am. The Waikoloa Beach Resort is home to the Great Waikoloa [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Queen's Marketplace
  • Contact Organization: Queen's Marketplace
Randy Lee Master lei maker
Hawaii

Hula Arts At Kilauea: Aloha Friday Program

Occurs between:
Friday, March 9, 2018
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Friday, December 14, 2018
Summary

Come join Master lei maker, Randy Lee, on the front porch of Volcano Art Center Gallery.  Watch and learn as Randy Lee passes on his knowledge and craftsmanship of the iconic Hawaiian Lei.  Lee uses a variety of natural materials to fashion the most gorgeous of leis.  This hands-on workshop [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Anisha Clay
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Lauhala weaving
Hawaii

Hula Arts At Kilauea: Aloha Friday Program

Occurs on:
Friday, August 31, 2018
Summary

Come join fiber artist and nationally recognized gourd artist, Jelena Clay on the lanai of Volcano Art Center Gallery for a workshop on Lauhala weaving.  Lauhala leaves come from the Hala tree, a very special Pacific Island tree.  Students will learn how to select, prepare and dye Lauhala [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Anisha Clay
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Lauhala weaving
Hawaii

Hula Arts At Kilauea: Aloha Friday Program

Occurs on:
Friday, June 29, 2018
Summary

Come join fiber artist and nationally recognized gourd artist, Jelena Clay on the lanai of Volcano Art Center Gallery for a workshop on Lauhala weaving.  Lauhala leaves come from the Hala tree, a very special Pacific Island tree.  Students will learn how to select, prepare and dye Lauhala [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Anisha Clay
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Master Lei Maker Kaipo AhChong
Hawaii

Hula Arts At Kilauea: Aloha Friday Program

Occurs between:
Friday, March 23, 2018
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Friday, December 28, 2018
Summary

The lei is a Hawaiian flower garland that is worn for many different special occasions.  The lei also represents and symbolizes a variety of celebrations from friendship, love, welcoming, departures and everything in between.  Come join agriculture farmer Kaipo AhChong on the front porch of [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Anisha Clay
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Kumu Hula Moses Kaho'okele Crabbe
Hawaii

Hula Arts At Kilauea: Aloha Friday Program

Occurs between:
Friday, March 16, 2018
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Friday, December 21, 2018
Summary

Hula is Hawaii's most sacred and ancient cultural practice. Originally developed by Polynesians, the Hula portrays the words of the oli (chant) and mele (song/chant/poetry) in a visual dance form.  Hula helps pass down the tradition of the Hawaiian culture and keeps the spirit of Hawaii alive. [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Anisha Clay
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Lauhala weaving
Hawaii

Hula Arts At Kilauea: Aloha Friday Program

Occurs on:
Friday, March 30, 2018
Summary

Come join fiber artist and nationally recognized gourd artist, Jelena Clay on the lanai of Volcano Art Center Gallery for a workshop on Lauhala weaving.  Lauhala leaves come from the Hala tree, a very special Pacific Island tree.  Students will learn how to select, prepare and dye Lauhala [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Anisha Clay
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Wes Awana's 'ukulele workshop
Hawaii

Hula Arts At Kilauea: Aloha Friday Program

Occurs between:
Friday, March 2, 2018
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Friday, December 7, 2018
Summary

Come play music with Hawaii's ukulele practitioner Wes Awana on the first Friday of every month. Volcano area musician Wes Awana invites visitors and Kama'aina alike to share his love of the 'ukulele and Hawaiian music. Wes will be giving family-friendly lessons on the iconic and inviting 'ukulele. [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Anisha Clay
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Hawaii

Hula Arts At Kilauea: May Day is Lei Day

Occurs on:
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Summary

In Hawaii, May Day is Lei Day, beloved island celebration, May Day honors the unique ways that Hawai`i's multi-cultural traditions have woven together to create a more interesting, tolerant and beautiful community. Meet our local Volcano musician Wes Awana as he shares how to play local [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Anisha Clay
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center