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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

40th Annual Ho`oku`ikahi Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival

Pu‘ukohola Heiau                     
NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

Saturday, August 11, 2012
     6:30am-10:00am Ceremonies, Warrior Exhibitions
     10:00am-3:00pm Cultural Activities
Sunday, August 12, 2012
     10:00am-3:00pm Cultural Activities

 Activities Include:
Ho`okupu Ceremony, Warrior Exhibitions,
Cultural Demonstrations, Traditional Crafts,
Hawaiian Food Tasting, Canoe Rides,
Traditional Games, Music & Much More!

All Are Invited to Attend This FREE Event!
Festival held at Pelekane Beach in Kawaihae.
Follow signs to designated parking area.

The public is invited to experience Royal Court ceremonies, traditional warrior exhibitions, cultural demonstrations, traditional crafts, music, games, double-hulled canoe rides, traditional food tasting and many more activities.


Royal Court, Ho`okupu Ceremony & Sham Battle will occur from 6:30am-10:00am Saturday only.

NĀ KE'ENA HANA
(Cultural Workshops and Activities 11:00am-3:00pm Sat. & Sun.)

Hula Kāhiko (Ancient Hula), Lei Haku Ame Lei Wili (Ancient Lei Making), Hana Kapa Kuiki (Quilting), Ulana, Lauhala (Lauhala Weaving), 'Ohe Hanu Ihu (Nose Flute), Kūkūweke La'ī (Rain Cape), Hana 'Upena Kiloi (Net Making), Ku'i 'Ai (Poi Pounding), Holo Wa'a (Canoe Rides), Hana Hū (Spinning Tops)l, 'Ohe Kāpala Ki'i (Bamboo Stamp, Designs), Pahu (Drums), Ulana Lau Niu (Frond Plaiting), Kahili (Fly Brush), Nī'au Pūlumi (Hawaiian Broom), Ipu (Gourd, making), Hana Pala'ie (Loop and Ball Making), Makau (Fishhook), Kumu La'au (Woodwork), Ku'i, Wauke (Tapa Pounding), Awa (Traditional Drink)

Need More Information?
Call: 882-7218 Ext. 1011

Event Sponsors:
Hawai‘i Pacific Parks Association                              
Nā Papa Kanaka o Pu‘ukoholā Heiau
Nā Aikāne o Pu‘ukoholā Heiau


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