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News & Events

 

AUGUST
The 22nd Annual Bay Area Aloha Festival

Date: Saturday, August 5th, 2017
Time: 4:00pm –
Location: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA




Cupertino Library – Hawaiian Performance

Date: Wednesday, August 2nd
Performance time: 3:00pm – 3:45pm
Location: Cupertino Library, 10800 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014




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 28th, 2017
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Esther Short Park, W Columbia St. and 8th St., Vancouver, WA 98660




The 11th George Na’ope Hula Festival

Our Wahine, Makuahine, and Kupuna teams will be entering.


Date: July 14-16, 2017
Location: Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza Sacramento, CA




WorldOne Festival – Free Admission

Date: Monday, July 3rd
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location:Cerrito Vista Park, 950 Pomona Avenue, El Cerrito, CA
We will be performing at the Festival with Kūpaoa! Come out for an evening of great music.



Kupaoa Live at The Cue With Kanoe Kahaku

Date: Saturday, July 1st
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Ticket: $20.00 at the door or kupaoa.com
Location: The Cue in Concord, 1835 Colfax St, Concord, CA 94520, USA



JUNE
Culture and Nature program series – Nature of Hula

Date: Saturday, June 17th
Time: 10:30am to 12:00pm
Location:Environmental Volunteers EcoCenter, 2560 Embarcardero Road, Palo Alto
The event includes: Hula demonstration of kahiko and ‘auana styles, an overview of hula basics and a simple hula kahiko lesson, discussion of Hula adornments (leis) and gathering of materials in nature, and the importance of nature to hula dancers.



Ukulele Jams Festival

Date: Saturday, June 10th
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Mountain View High School (3535 Truman Avenue, Mountain View CA 94040)
Price:
– Festival only – General $15, Youth $5
– Concert only – $25
– Combo: Festival and Concert – General $30, Youth $20
Click here for more detail.






21st Annual Hōʻike 2017 – Cowboys of the Pacific

We are pleased to announce our 21st annual Hōʻike!


Date: Saturday, June 3rd
Time:
Gate open at 4:30pm for Lu’au seats
Gate open at 5:00pm for general seats
Kupaoa Performance starts at 5:45pm
Featured performance starts at 7:15pm
Location: Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose
Price: General Admission Hōʻike Tickets
– Adult: $25/$30 (ages 13 & up)
– Youth: $15/$20 (ages 6-12)
No charge for keiki 5 & under
***Early Ticket Sales: Save $5 if purchased on or before May 1st.
Online Ticket Purchase (A few additional fee will be charged.)



APRIL
Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival
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Date: Saturday, April 29th
Time: 3:50pm – 4:10pm
Location: Cupertino Memorial Park



MARCH
Saichi Kawahara

Date: Sunday, March 26th
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Hālau Nā Wai Ola
Please join us in supporting our dear friend, Saichi Kawahara. Featuring music by Past members of The Kapalakiko Hawaiian Band and Patrick Landeza.



Aloha by the Bay Music Series

Date: Saturday, March 11th
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Hotel Kabuki, Imperial Ballroom (lower level)- San Francisco Japantown 1625 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Description: Aloha by the Bay Music Series Featuring Kalei Gamiao, Jon Yamasato, Justin Young & Patrick Landeza, Performances by: Hālau Nā Wai Ola, MC for the evening Derrick DeMotta
Ticket Information: Aloha by the Bay ticket page



NCOCA Crab Feed Fundraiser

Date: Saturday, March 4th
Performance Time: 8:00pm – 8:45pm
Location: Holy Spirit Church, 37588 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536
Description: NCOCA Fundraiser to benefit the NCOCA Member Clubs – to participate and purchase tickets please see ncoca.com front page



JANUARY
Competition Fundraiser at Panda Express

Date: Tuesday, January 24th
Time: 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Location: Panda Express (Coleman & West Taylor) 567 Coleman Ave., San Jose, CA 95110



DECEMBER
Kūpaoa Concert
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Date: Saturday, December 3rd
Concert Starts: 7:00pm
Location: Hālau Nā Wai Ola
Price: $25/person ($5 will go towards The `Opio of Na Wai Ola nonprofit)
Please contact aloha@nawaiola.com to reserve your seat.



OCTOBER
84th Annual Aki Matsuri Festival
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Date: Saturday, October 1st
Performance Time: 1:30-2:00pm
Location: Wesley United Methodist Church in Japantown



AUGUST
10th Annual “A Giant Luau” August 19
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Date: Friday, August 19th
Performance time: 5:00pm
Location: Municipal Stadium