The melodic sound of young voices in unison... The style and tropical sophistication of a graceful auana hula performance... The charm and energy of a keiki paniolo (cowboy) tribute...
Celebrating its 30th year, The Queen Lili'uokalani Keiki Hula Competition showcases the grace, excitement and passion of the most talented young dancers from around the world who come together to share the cultural heritage of Hawaii through the art of hula.
Witness the spirit and dedication of keiki hula performers born from a tradition passed on from generations of aunties, uncles and tutu. After years of practice and training, these young performers have become powerful and graceful stewards of an ancient cultural art form. Experience the elegant movements of contemporary auana (modern hula), the rhythmic power of kahiko (ancient hula), and the pageantry of the 2005 Keiki Hula Competition through this collection of captivating performances by Hawaii's children. (90 minutes)