PAN-PACIFIC HULA FESTIVAL

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Friday to Sunday, June 13-15, 2014

See schedule for times

Kuhio Beach
Hula Mound (near the Duke Kahanamoku Statue)

KUHIO BEACH PARK MAP

PARKING MAP

 
Hula dancers
Hula Dancers from Japan

The traditional Hawaiian fine art of hula has become very popular world wide and especially in Japan, where there are more than 200,000 practitioners of this time-honored dance. The Pan-Pacific Hula Festival provides a dream opportunity for many of these groups who practice all year long, in anticipation of dancing the hula in Hawaii – the birthplace of this much revered and appreciated art form.

Hula
Hula under a majestic banyan tree

A true example of cultural exchange, you will see hula groups from across Japan performing their interpretation of the hula on stage. There will also be a special exhibition performance by local halau, Halau O Napuala ‘Ikauika ‘Iu led by Kumu Hula Sally Yoza.

Hula Steps
...just steps from Waikiki Beach

Held under a majestic banyan tree with beautiful Waikiki Beach just steps away, dancers and spectators alike will truly enjoy a warm and breezy Hawaiian evening of friendly competition among hula enthusiasts!

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