Friday & Saturday, January 30 & 31

He Lei Hiwa No `Iolani Luahine Hula Festival & Educational Challenge

Big Island

Friday & Saturday, January 30 & 31:
He Lei Hiwa No `Iolani Luahine Hula Festival & Educational Challenge. This festival was established in 2003 with a vision to perpetuate 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. Enjoy hula workshops and presentations and an educational challenge to Kumu Hula with a prize for the one who best demonstrates the values of education and Hawaiian culture.  Evening musical entertainment will be held on the Bay view Lawn. Tickets will be available at the door for a modest donation of $10 per person.  Saturday the festival will also feature local quality handmade Hawaiian arts and crafts items along with entertainment all day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa, 78-128 Ehukai St., Kailua-Kona. For information and schedule visit

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