The Queen Lili'uokalani Keiki Hula Competition has been inviting the most elite keiki (children) worldwide for over 30 years. These performances are a demonstration of stunning beauty and fierce power by young dancers who perpetuate a cultural art form that is rich in island heritage.
Experience this year's three-day festival that illuminates these talented dancers in halau (schools) and individual competitions. These skillful boys and girls celebrate their love for dance through graceful, contemporary auana hula and passionate, traditional kahiko (ancient) hula.
With each movement, each chant and each songs, an important cultural and historical practice is kept alive. With open arms these keiki embrace the past and sway into the future with aloha in their hearts. (4 hours)