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News & Events

 

JULY
The 13th George Na’ope Hula Festival

Halau Na Wai Ola will be entering in multiple divisions.


Date: July 19-21, 2019
Location: Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza Sacramento, CA




JUNE
AN EVENING WITH THE MĀKAHA SONS

Date: Sunday, June 2nd
Performance Time: 5:00pm – 7:30pm
Location: The Heritage Theatre, Campbell
Ticket:
◆ VIP Tickets $75 with special Meet and Greet events can be purchased at Hālau Nā Wai Ola (565 N. 6th St. San Jose Japantown, 408-216-0450)
◆ General Admission $35 Purchase tickets online. **There is an internet processing fee and facility fee if you purchase online.


MAY
KŪPAOAʻs CD RELEASE CONCERT WITH THE KĒIKI OF HĀLAU NĀ WAI OLA

Date: Friday, May 31st
Performance Times (2 Shows): 5:15pm & 7:15pm with reception to follow each performance
Location: Historic Hoover Theatre, San Jose
Ticket: Purchase tickets online. **There is a $3.00 service fee if you purchase online.
$25 General Admission/$15 Keiki
$30 at the door



Hawaiian May Day Festival

Date: May 11 – 12, 2019
Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds, CA
Ticket: Jump to Kumu Hula Association of Northern California website.



APRIL
Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival
CupertinoCherryBlossomFestival

Date: Sunday, April 28th
Time: 11:15am
Location: Cupertino Memorial Park



An Evening with Mailani

Date: Saturday, April 13th, 2019
Time: Doors Open 6:30, Show 7:30pm
Location: Hālau Nā Wai Ola
Ticket: Register at the front desk or purchase tickets online. **There is a $3.00 service fee if you purchase online.




DECEMBER
New Student Hula Workshop by Kumu Kau`i

New student hula workshops will be conducted on Saturday, December 1. This is a good opportunity for interested students to try out a hula class and get ready for the 2019 hula classes. Students will learn about hula protocol and etiquette, and hula basic steps. Come for the hula, stay for the aloha.

PC: Rick Taylor


Date: Saturday, Decemer 1st, 2018
Workshop schedule:
1:00pm-1:30pm: Beginning Hula Workshop for Keiki (ages 6-12 years old)
1:30pm-2:15pm: Beginning Hula Workshop for Adults
2:15pm-3:30pm: Intermediate/Advanced Hula Kahiko for All Ages
Location: Hālau Nā Wai Ola
Register: Register at this link for the workshops
Cost: Free with a donation to our food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank.




Ukulele Jams 5th Annual Festival

Date: Saturday, Decemer 1st, 2018
Performance Time: 11:00am-11:30am
Location: San Jose Buddhist Church
Ticket: Click Here (Jump to eventribute) *Please contact Ukulele Jams for further information.




NOVEMBER
Iā ʻOe E Ka Lā Hula Competition & Festival

Halau Na Wai Ola will be entering in multiple divisions.


Date: November 2 – 4, 2018
Location: Alameda County Fairground, CA
=Competition Results=
– Wahine Solo: 2nd Place
– Kaikamāhine: 1st Place – Group `Auana
– Combine: 1st Place – Group `Auana
– Wāhine: 2nd Place – Group `Auana
– Makuāhine: 2nd Place – Group `Auana




SEPTEMBER
E Hula Mau – Southern California’s 24th Annual Hula & Chant Competition

Halau Na Wai Ola will be entering in multiple divisions.


Date: August 31 – September 1-2, 2018
Location: Long Beach Terrace Theater, CA
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=Competition Results=
– Hula Pākahi Kaikamāhine: 1st Place
– Hula Pākahi Kāne: 1st Place
– Hula Pākahi Makuahine: 2nd Place
– Hula Pākahi Wahine: 2nd Place
– Hawaiian Language for Hula Pākahi: 2nd Place (Wahine)
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– Kaikamāhine: 2nd Place – Nona Beamer Award (Group Kahiko)
– Kaikamāhine: 1st Place – Lilian Makaena Award (Group `Auana)
– Kāne: 2nd Place – Darrel Lupenui Award (Group Kahiko)
– Kāne: 2nd Place – George Naope Award (Group `Auana)
– Makuāhine: 3rd Place – Maiki Aiu Lake Award (Group `Auana)
– Wāhine: 3rd Place – Mae Ulalia Lobenstein Award (Group `Auana)
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– Group Lei Award: 2nd Place
– Hawaiian Language Award (Group Kahiko and `Auana): 1st Place
– Mary Kawena Pukui Perpetual Trophy (Highest average Hālau score for Hawaiian Language)
– George Holokai Perpetual Trophy (Highest point total, Group `Auana)
– `Iolani Luahine Perpetual Award (Highest points total, Overall)




AUGUST
An Evening with Nāpua Greig

Date: Friday, August 24th, 2018
Time: Door Open 6:30pm / Show 7:30pm
Location: Hālau Nā Wai Ola
Ticket: $25.00 in advance, $30.00 at the door
* A portion of the ticket sales will benefit The ‘Ōpio of Nā Wai Ola, Inc.
Ticket Info. & Online Purchase: Click Here (Jump to TicketSpice) *$25.00 + fee $3.00
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Pupus and drinks will be available for purchase.



JULY
3 Days of Aloha in the Pacific Northwest: Hapa Haole Hula Competiton

Halau Na Wai Ola will be entering in multiple divisions.


Date: Friday, July 27th, 2018
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Esther Short Park, W Columbia St. and 8th St., Vancouver, WA 98660
=Competition Results=
– 2nd Place “Ms. Hapa Haole Hula” (Solo)
– 2nd Place “Ms. Sophisticated” (Solo)
– 1st Place Wahine




The 12th George Na’ope Hula Festival

Halau Na Wai Ola will be entering in multiple divisions.


Date: July 20-22, 2018
Location: Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza Sacramento, CA
=Results=
Kaikamahine Soloist: 1st Place
Wahine Soloist: 1st Place
Kāne Soloist: 2nd Place
Makuahine Soloist: 3rd Place
Wāhine Group: Kahiko 1st Place & ʻAuana 1st Place & Overall Winners
Kāne Group ʻAuana: 1st Place
Mākuahine Group ʻAuana: 3rd Place