Archive for "November 16th, 2017"

Hula Kahiko Performance

Big Island

Saturday, November 18:
Hula Kahiko Performance.
Hula halau from across Hawai`i and beyond perform in a one-of-a-kind outdoor setting at the kahua hula (platform) in the Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park, located just a short walking distance from the Volcano Art Gallery in Ka`auea. 10:30 a.m.  Audience members are encouraged to bring sun/rain gear and sitting mat. Event is free, park fees apply. Date is subject to change; to confirm dates, call (808) 987-7288. Held in conjunction with the Hula Kahiko performances, enjoy a display of “Na Mea Hula” (all things hula). Visitors share in a variety of instruments, implements and lei styles that play an integral role in the life of the hula practitioner. This memorable demonstration is hands-on and family friendly.  Lanai of the Volcano Art Gallery. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  For more information call (808) 967-8222 or visit http://volcanoartcenter.org/.

Na Mele O Ko Olina

Oahu

Saturday, November 18: 
Na Mele O Ko Olina. 
Enjoy some of Hawai`i’s very best Slack Key and Ukulele musicians, as well as 40 Hawaiian artists who display their artwork for sale. Celebrate the music and Arts of Hawai`i.  Marriott Ko Olina Beach Club, 92-161 Waipahe Pl., Kapolei. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  For information visit http://icb-web.net/haa/.

Hawai`i International Film Festival

Kauai

November 16 – 19:
Hawai`i International Film Festival.
  Opening Night Celebration, $40 admission, includes film & food.  HIFF 4- day pass (Thursday – Sunday) – $100; HIFF 3-day pass (Friday – Sunday) – $75; General admission per film $10.  Historic Waimea Theater, 9691 Kaumuali`i Hwy., Waimea.  For information and film titles, synopsis, times, and trailers, call (808) 338-2027 or visit http://www.waimeatheater.com/.

CKTV Holiday Craft Fair

Kauai

Saturday, November 4 & 18: 
CKTV Holiday Craft Fair.
  Get all of your holiday and souvenir shopping done in one place. Handmade gifts, jewelry, books, clothing, hand bags and much more.  Designed and created by local craft and artisan vendors.  Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School, 4431 Nuhou St., Lihue. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  For information call (808) 645-0019.

Makahiki Festival and Ke`alohi Hula Competition

Oahu

Saturday, November 18: 
Makahiki Festival and Ke`alohi Hula Competition.
  Originally established in 1981, this event was part of Waimea Valley’s annual Makahiki festivities until 1995. The competition was successfully revived in 2014 and has been held every year since then. The original spirit of this competition has been preserved, with women and men competing for a single hula kahiko (ancient hula) title. Competitors perform one kahiko hula, and between each of these, halau representing the entrants take the stage. There will also be live music, local vendors, cultural activities, traditional Hawaiian games, demonstrations, and more.  Waimea Valley, 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy., Waimea.  For information call (808) 638-7766 or visit https://www.waimeavalley.net/.

2nd Annual Kona Pumpkin Patch & Makahiki Festival Benefit

Big Island

Saturday, November 18:
2nd Annual Kona Pumpkin Patch & Makahiki Festival Benefit.
A free community event benefiting Te E`a E Te Turama Polynesian Dance group, featuring live entertainment, food booths, craft vendors, water slides, inflatable bouncers, rock wall climbing, Makahiki games, Hawaiian arts & crafts, educational booths, and pumpkin patch. Old Airport Soccer Field, 75-5560 Kuakini Hwy., Kailua-Kona. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (808) 327-9427 or email [email protected].