Past Events

Kapu’uola Hula Festival was held on May 6, 2017 from 1 – 7 PM at Pu’uokapolei. The purpose of the festival is to celebrate the oratory and performing skills of native Hawaiians past and present through hula and chant.  It also aims at empowering composers and choreographers of mele to preserve Hawai‘i’s unique form of storytelling through…

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Haku Mele Workshop

Haku Mele Workshop Hawaiian Composition This two-day workshop will explore the ‘ai ‘ōiwi, oral performance keys of Hawaiian composition. Participants will analyze and discuss mele of old and new and in the end compose an original mele. Instructor, Kalani Akana, is currently a cultural specialist with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs developing cultural activities and connections…

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Ni’ihau Shell Workshop

Some pictures from our Pūpū Ni‘ihau Workshop held on 9/16 at the Kapolei Heritage Center. Ni’ihau Shell Earrings & Bracelet Workshop When: Sunday, December 18, 2016 Time: 4 – 8 PM Instructor: Kai Hyde Location: Kapolei Heritage Center Cost: varies This workshop will be held at the Kapolei Heritage Center @ 91-1270 Kinoiki Street on the DHHL…

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Chili Cook Off Rules

Chili Cook Off Rules Teams must file an entry form online by December 15. There will be a Grand Prize Winner. Among the prizes for the winner will be a hotel stay, free Character Breakfast at Aulani for a family of four, free hula tuition at Hālau ‘o Kaululaua‘e for two family members for one…

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Chili Cook Off

Dear Chili Chefs: You are invited to participate in our Chili Cook Off, which will be held on Saturday February 11 at 5 PM in the Kapolei High School Dining Hall. The goal of the Chili Cook Off is to raise money for the Ulu A‘e Learning Center’s mission to empower and enrich lives through…

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