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Posted on | September 23, 2011 | Comments Off

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Photo by Peter Tully Owen

Windward’s 11th annual Hoʻolauleʻa on Sat., Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. features top island entertainment, award-winning hula documentaries, unique crafts, food, keiki activities, a college-sponsored silent auction and displays.

Among the featured performers will be Maunalua, Kapena, the Waimānalo Sunset Band and the Kahaluʻu ʻUkulele Band. There will be appearances by several hula hālau, a hula film fest and free showings of Lisette Flanary’s award-winning documentaries—American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawaiʻi and Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula—which have been broadcast on PBS. All proceeds fund Windward’s scholarships and programs.

More Events

Sept. 28—E Ola Pono Health and Wellness Fair features lomi lomi massage, a fitness walking class and more, West Oʻahu, Courtyard, 9 a.m., (808) 454-4794

Sept. 27–28—Two public talks by linguist and writer Deborah Fallows—Chinglish: The Language Between Chinese and English and Think Like the Chinese Think, Mānoa, see calendar for details (808) 956-9981

Sept. 27—How to Break into the Games Industry, Mānoa, Bilger 152, Noon, (808) 956-3774

Sept. 27—Elemental Percussion performance with Lisa Nichol and Matthew McClung, Mānoa, Orivs Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., (808) 956-8742

Sept. 29—The UH Insect Museum, Hawaiian Agriculture and Conservation of Biodiversity: Dead men may tell no tales, but dead bugs do! talk by Mānoa Professor Daniel Rubinoff, Mānoa, Hamilton Library Room 301, 3:30 p.m., (808) 956-8688

Sept. 30—Mealani’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range offers a delectable sampling of locally produced food, Mānoa, Orivs Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., (808) 969-8258

Go to the UH calendar for more events.

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