He Lei Hiwa No 'Iolani Luahine 
Hula Festival & Educational Challenge 2015

Friday, January 30

9:00-11:00 am-Ni'ihau Shell Workshop with Kumu Kele Kanahele
9:00-11:00 am-Hula Kahiko Workshop with Loea Kawaikapuokalani Hewett

1:00-3:00 pm-Lei Making Workshop with Ben Mahi
1:00-3:00 pm-Hula 'Auana Workshop with Loea Kawaikapuokalani Hewett

2:00-4:00 pm-Judges Interview with Kumu Hula for Kupuna and 
Makuahine Educational Challange

5:00 pm-Opening Blessings of He Lei Hiwa No 'Iolani Luahine 
Educational Challenge and Hula Festival
5:30-7:30 pm-Halau Educational Challenge Presentations
8:00 pm-Awards Ceremony
A Lei of Memories for 'Iolani Luahine
Saturday, January 31

9:00-11:00 am-Hula 'Auana Workshop with Loea Kawaikapuokalani Hewett
9:00 am-4:00 pm-Ipu Making Workshop with Kalim Smith

9:00-11:00 am-Judges Interviews with Kumu Hula for Keiki, Wahine, and Kane Educational Challenge

1:00 pm-Opening Blessings of He Lei Hiwa No 'Iolani Luahine Educational Challenge and Hula Festival
1:30-5:30 pm-Halau Educational Challenge Presentations
6:00 pm-Awards Ceremony

7 pm -Evening concert featuring Waipuna, five time Na Hoku Hanohano award winning Hawaiian musical group.
General admission $10 per person and reserved seating $15. Tickets available online and at the door  - 
Ticket proceeds directly support the festival. 
Festival Schedule
January 30 & 31, 2015
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay
Donations are encouraged at the door for the Educational Challenge Presentations.

All proceeds go directly to support the 
He Lei Hiwa No 'Iolani Luahine Educational Challenge and Hula Festival

Loea Kawaikapuokalani Hewett-Hula Workshops
$50 ea or 3 for $120

Ben Mahi-Lei Making Workshop
$50


Kumu Kele Kanahele-​
Ni'ihau Shell Jewelry Workshop

Pikake Style                     Roselani
              Earrings-$70                   Earrings-$90              Bracelet-$85                   Bracelet-$115
Workshop Information:
Kalim Smith-Ipu Heke making Workshop
Medium ( 18"-21")-$175 or Large (22"-26")-$250
Workshop registration and concert tickets are available by clicking the "workshop registration" link at the top of this page!