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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




In Denial Comedy Tour 2018 – Andy Bumatai & Kamaka Brown

Date: Saturday, July 7th, 2018
Time: Door Open 6:30pm / Comedy Show 7:30pm
Location: Hālau Nā Wai Ola
Ticket: $30.00
* A portion of the ticket sales will benefit The ‘Ōpio of Nā Wai Ola, Inc.
Ticket Info. & Online Purchase: Click Here (Jump to TicketSpice) *$30.00 + fee $3.00




JUNE
Aloha by the Bay Music Series Featuring: The Mākaha Sons, Plus Special Guest Aja Gample

Time: 7:00pm
Date: Saturday, June 16th
Location: West Bay Conference Center, 1290 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
(Between Turk and Eddy Streets)




22nd Annual Hōʻike 2018

We are pleased to announce our 22st annual Hōʻike!



Date: Saturday, June 2nd
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose
Price: General Admission Hōʻike Tickets
– Adult: $30/$35 (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.)

Ho’ike Raffle Prize Winners List


Ho’ike Parking Instructions



MAY
Japantown Immersive with San Jose Taiko

Date: Saturday, May 12th
Time: 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Location: San Jose Japan Town



APRIL
Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival
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Date: Saturday, April 28th
Time: 3:50pm – 4:10pm
Location: Cupertino Memorial Park



NOVEMBER
Aloha by the Bay Music Series

Date: Saturday, November 18th
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 Kūpaoa, Mark Yamanaka, Faith Ako, and Poamaika`i, Performances by: Hālau Nā Wai Ola, MC for the evening Derrick DeMotta
Ticket Information: Aloha by the Bay ticket page



Andy Bumatai & Kamaka Brown

Date: Friday, November 10th, 2017
Time: 7:30pm –
Location: Hālau Nā Wai Ola





OCTOBER
Kekoa Kane Concert

Date: Sunday, October 29th, 2017
Doors Open: 5:30pm –
Admission: Proof of donation to Nor Cal Fire Relief
Location: Hālau Nā Wai Ola → San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, 640 N. 5th Street, San Jose Japantown




SEPTEMBER
E Hula Mau – Southern California’s 23rd Annual Hula & Chant Competition

Our Wahine and Makuahine teams will be entering.


Date: September 1-3, 2017
Location: Long Beach Terrace Theater, CA
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Competition Results
– 2nd Place: Hula Pākahi Makuahine
– 1st Place: Hawaiian Language for Solo Kahiko
– 1st Place & Miss E Hula Mau 2017
– 1st Place: Oli
– Wahine: 1st Place – Tom Hiona Award (Group Kahiko)
– Makuahine: 2nd Place – Maiki Aiu Lake Award (Group ‘Auana)
– Group Lei Award: 1st Place
– Mary Kawena Pukui Perpetual Trophy (Highest average Hālau score for Hawaiian Language)