The president of the Kalihi-Palama Culture & Arts Society, Guy Sibilla says they are presenting the 40th Annual Queen Lili'uokalani Keiki Hula Competition on July 23-25 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Arena. This competition was established in 1976 to provide a venue for children ages 5-12 to showcase their achievements in ancient and modern hula. Four hundred kids will represent twenty-three halau from O'ahu, Maui, Kaua'i, the Big Island, California and Japan. The schedule of the competition is as follows:
Thursday, July 23, 6:00 p.m. Miss & Master Keiki Hula competition
Friday, July 24, 6:00 p.m. Group-Hula Kahiko competition
Saturday, July 25, 1:00 p.m. Group-Hula 'Auana competition
Reserved seats are $14.50 for adults and $12.50 for children 4-12 yrs. Tickets go on sale on July 3rd at the Blaisdell Center box office, by calling Ticketmaster at 1(800)745-3000 or on ticketmaster.com.
This event is supported by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. For more information, email email@example.com or visit our website at www.kpcahawaii.com.