HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Uniting two cultures with one love, Japan and Hawaii will come together for the 9th Annual Hula Hoolauna Aloha Festival.
Celebrating hula's rich culture and vibrant customs, the festival will feature a dance exhibition by local and Japanese halau at Ala Moana's Centerstage, followed by a hula competition between visiting Japanese halau at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Coconut Grove.
Kumu Hula and festival judge Blaine Kia joins us in studio...
Hula Hoolauna Aloha Festival
Royal Hawaiian Hotel