3 Time Grammy® Award Winner
3:45 p.m. Alaska Mural Stage
Ukulele Underground co-owner
1:45 p.m. Kanileʻa Armory Stage
WORKSHOPS and PRESENTATIONS
11:15 - 6:00 Fresh Flower Lei Making Balcony 12:00 - 3:00 Feather Flower Hair Piece 2nd Floor
12:00 - 1:00 The Making of the ʻUkulele Loft 2
with Joe Souza
1:00 - 3:00 Kukui Nut Kupeʻe Loft 2
3:00 - 4:30 Ribbon Lei Making Loft 2
Presentations by Hui Pono Ike Kanawai Loft 3
11:30 - 12:30 Hawaiian Words
Joclynn Costa will discuss Whatʻs in A Word? How are Hawaiian words misunderstood and misused.
12:45 - 1:45 First Line of Defense
Johanna Kamaunu will discuss the rights of the kanaka maoli, the indigenous people of Hawaiʻi
2:00 - 3:00 1839 Kumu Kanawai (Bill of Rights): Understanding the Bill of Rights through the Hawaiian language. Kamaunu Kahaialii will discuss the Bill of Rights and what is lost in the English interpretation.
3:15 - 4:15 Kanaka Maoli vs. Native Hawaiian
Is a Native Hawaiian the same as a Kanaka Maoli? Does it matter? Who is to gain and who is to lose?
Keiki Korner Main Floor Lots of crafts and activities for the keiki!
MUSICAL and HULA PEFORMANCES
Kanileʻa Armory Stage
11:00 Opening Ceremony
11:15 Jonah Kahanuola Solatorio
12:30 Te Manu Tamariʻi a Tiare Na Kamaliʻi a
1:45 Aldrine Guerrero
4:15 Northwest Blend
5:30 Neal Chin
Alaska Mural Stage
11:00 Hālau Hula o Napualani
12:15 Grooveline Hawaiʻi
1:15 Hālau Hula Ka Lei Mokihana I Ka
2:30 Hālau Hula Pulamahiakalikolehua
3:45 Kalani Peʻa
4:30 Spam Musubi Eating Contest
4:45 Island Bound
5:45 Ei Nei
Wonder how this Festival is put together?
Behind the scenes we have an AMAZING committee of Hawaiian and Hawaiian-culture-loving community members that plan year round for this annual Festival. But we can't do it alone! Please donate to the Festival to help us produce it every year!