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News & Events

 

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




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