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International Hula Festival

From 01 Thu Nov 2012 to 03 Sat Nov 2012

The Moku O Keawe International Festival will be a Three-Day celebration of hula and the arts of hula, expressed in many forms. The Festival includes a Hula Competition, Cultural Workshops, and a Hawai‘i Marketplace.

Hula Halau (troupes) from Hawaii, Japan and elsewhere compete in Kupuna (senior), Kahiko (ancient), Auana (modern) hula divisions. Workshops and cultural classes are held throughout the event at Waikoloa Bowl at Queens’ Gardens.

November 1-3, 2012
Moku O Keawe brings together hālau from Japan, the U.S. Mainland and Hawai‘i in a hula competition in Kupuna, Hula Kahiko and Hula ‘Auwana group and solo divisions. Doors open at 4 pm, program begins at 5 pm.

• Kahiko competition, Thursday, November 1
• Kupuna competition and awards, Friday, November 2
• ‘Auwana competition and awards, Saturday, November 3

Market Place at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Friday 8 am - 5 pm, Saturday 8 am - 4 pm.


General Admission $7.00 USD + Taxes & Ticketmaster Fees

Reserved Seating $19.50 USD+ Taxes & Ticketmaster Fees


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