Thursday June 4, 2015
Huaka'i to Ka'ana
On-site excursion, 8:30 a.m.
We will visit Ka'ana, the birth place of the hula and share the story of the La'ila'i family according to the oral traditions of ancient Moloka'i.
Meet at the Ka'ana gate at 8:30 a.m. located along Maunaloa Hwy. Head West past the airport. Look for the cars parked along side the road. A liability waiver needs to be signed prior to entry on to Molokai Ranch property.
'A'a i ka hula
Kulana 'Ōiwi 1:00 p.m.
Learn a hula kahiko of Moloka'i. The hula is suitable for opio 10 and older and makua, but bring the entire 'ohana and keiki can follow along as well.
I ulu no ka lala i ke kumu
Kulana 'Ōiwi 7:00 p.m.
We will share the mo'olelo of our late Kumu Hula, John Ka'imikaua and the origins of the Moloka'i Ka Hula Piko festival and this year's theme, 'Ae no 'Olohe ka mole Lua o Ka'ana, 'Ae, no Laka ka mole Ha'a o Ka'ana.
Lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. at Kulana 'Ōiwi Halau. Located along Maunaloa Highway outside of Kaunakakai town, right across of Kiowea Park.
Friday June 5, 2015
E ka'ana mai i na mo'omona
share in the rich traditions
Kulana 'Ōiwi, 7:00 p.m.
Kumu Hula panel
Come and listen to a panel of Kumu Hula share their traditions and origins in Hula. One of this year's featured Kumu Hula is La'akea Perry of Ke Kai O Kahiki.
Saturday June 6, 2015
Lanikeha Community Center
From dancing under the Ulu Niu (coconut) trees of Kapuaiwa, to the Kiawe thorns of Papohaku, to the heat of Kaunakakai, this year's Ho'olaule'a will once again be with the cool breeze on the grassy field of Lanikeha!