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The 2024 Queen Liliuokalani Keiki Hula Competition

2024 Queen Lili'uokalani Keiki Hula Competition July 25, 26 & 27, 2024 HONOLULU (April 16, 2024) –

The Kalihi-Pālama Culture & Arts Society is proud to present the 2024 Queen Lili'uokalani Keiki Hula at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center. The public is invited to attend as more than 500 young hula dancers, ages 6 to 12, represent 20 hula hālau from O'ahu, Maui, Kaua'i, and Hawaiʻi Island.

The three-day schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 25, 2024 Solo Hula Competition & Award Presentation

Friday, July 26, 2024 Hula Kahiko (Traditional Hula) Competition

Saturday, July 27, 2024 Hula ʻAuana (Contemporary Hula) Competition & Awards Presentation

Soloists will vie for the titles of Miss Keiki Hula and Master Keiki Hula on the first night of competition, followed by the award presentation. The kahiko (traditional hula) group competition for kaikamāhine (girls) and keikikāne (boys) will take place on the second night. And the ʻauana (contemporary hula) group competition for kaikamāhine and keikikāne will take place on the third day, followed by the award presentation.

The public is also invited to visit the Exhibition Hall which will be home to a variety of fun Keiki Hula Festival activities: Pop-Up Mākeke will showcase local artisans and crafts; the Hawaiʻi State Archives will place on display treasures of Hawaiʻi's royal family; a Hōʻike Stage will present hula and Hawaiian music, and the Paikini Plaza will feature many of Hawaiʻi's renowned clothing designers.

July 25, 2024 - July 27, 2024
5:00pm - 11:00pm
Neal Blaisdell Center Arena
777 Ward Ave
B
Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone Numbers
Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Guy Sibilla
  • Contact Organization: Kalihi-Pālama Culture & Arts

Location: Oʻahu