29th Hula O Nā Keiki

November 7, 8, 9, 2019
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The 29th Celebration of Hula O Nā Keiki will be held November 7-9, 2019 at Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel. Hula students from Hawaiʻi and around the world are invited to compete through interview, dance, chant, and costume categories.


Hula O Nā Keiki Rules 2019


  • This competition is in compliance with the Hawai‘i State Department of Agriculture in the prohibition of any and all plants and flowers restricted to inter-island transfer. To reduce the spread of Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death, ʻōhiʻa lehua is strictly prohibited from use in the competition, and participants are REQUIRED to find alternatives.
  • Hālau are only allowed to enter one (1) entrant in the soloist kaikamahine division, one (1) entrant in the soloist keiki kāne division, and one (1) couple in the pālua keiki division.
  • Entrants in the pālua category must dance hula kahiko (a brand new division), hula ‘auana, and oli. Entrants in the pālua category do not have to be a specific or different gender (i.e.: participants can be both kaikamahine, both keiki kāne, or a keiki kāne and a kaikamahine).

Hālau Registration

Due July 1, 2019

*Please download or print the forms and fill them out. 

Event Contact

ʻĀlika Guerrero, Executive Administrator, aguerrero@kbhmaui.com, (808) 667-0218 

Gayle Miyaguchi. Festival Coordinator, gmiyaguchi@kbhmaui.com . 808-667-0219 

*photos feature Hula O Nā Keiki 2016, 2017 Kāne and Wahine winners
  photo courtesy of Aubrey Hord Photography http://www.aubreyhord.com/

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