FREE Hapa Haole Workshop

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PAʻI, through ANA funding, will be offering a FREE Hapa Haole Workshop on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at the PAʻI Arts & Culture Center (904 Kohou St. Honolulu, HI 96817).  Speaking on Thursday night will be Teresa Bright, Harry B. Soria Jr., and Aaron Salā! Join us as they illustrate the music, dance, and history of the Hapa Haole era.

Also, tickets are still on sale for our Hapa Haole Hula Competition and Concert at the Hawaiʻi Theatre box office.  Show to take place on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at the Hawaiʻi Theatre at 7 pm.  Go online to www.hawaiitheatre.com or call the box office at 808.528.0506.  Tickets are $35 and $25.  Don’t miss out on the celebration of the music and dance of the Hapa Haole era, all the rage in the 1920s and 30s.


Haku Mele Workshop

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TOMORROW, June 25, 2015, we will be having a Haku Mele workshop with Kalani Akana.  Come and join us!


Hapa Haole Hula Competition Deadline


The deadline for this year’s Hapa Haole Hula Competition is Friday, June 26, 2015! You still have time to turn in your application!

Solo Categories:
Miss Hapa Haole (age 18 and over)
Miss Comic Hula (age 18 and over)

Group Categories
Wahine (age 14 and over)
Kāne (age 14 and over)
Combined (age 14 and over)
Keiki (age 13 and under)
Kupuna (age 56 and over)

*$1,000 in cash and prize for the Overall Group Winner*

Applications available at:



MAMo on Maui

MAMo Wearable Art Show MAUI

Maui! Maui! Maui! NO KA ʻOI!

Join us for our last MAMo event of the ‪#‎MAMo2015‬ season. Trust us, you DO NOT want to miss this show…

MAMo Wearable Art Show on Maui will take place on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Gates open at 5:30 pm, trunk show (for special ticket holders) will open from 6 pm to 7 pm, and the show starts at 7:30 pm. Trunk show to follow in the Morgado Room.

MAUI TRUNK SHOW SPECIAL: Artists like Maile Andrade, Lufi A. Matā’afa Luteru, and Lauwaʻe will be doing trunk show in Maui! (Note, they did NOT do the trunk show on Oʻahu.) Also adding on to the trunk show list: Anna Kahalekulu, Maile Naʻehu, Mele Kahalepuna Chun, Kawika Lum, Keala Designs, and Wahine Toa!

We will also be auctioning off the kahili that we have for decorations at the Maui show…they are NANI LOA!

Artists participating in this year’s Maui show are: Wahine Toa, Maile Andrade, Lufi Luteru, Maile Naʻehu, Lauwaʻe, Anna Kahalekulu, and Koa Johnson. Plus, we will be having keu ā ka ʻono cultural presentations…

To get your tickets click here or call their box office at 808-242-7496.

See you all on Maui!


MAMo at Helumoa!

MAMo at Helumoa

Come join us at the last MAMo arts market of 2015! #MAMo2015

Saturday, May 30, 2015,  4 pm to 9 pm at the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center.