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Experience Dance Beyond Borders At The Asia Pacific Dance Festival
Du usami: The Journey
Asia Pacific Dance Festival 2017

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Outreach College and the East-West Center Arts Program presents the 2017 Asia Pacific Dance Festival, July 27–August 6. The performances, classes, workshops and events for this year’s festival focus on the theme Beyond Borders.

Event Schedule

woman dancing hula

Living the Art of Hula

Okinawan dancers performing in field

Du usami: The Journey

dancers in blue performing on the lawn

Welcoming Ceremony to the Asia Pacific Dance Festival.

  • Living the Art of Hula
    Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m.
    Kennedy Theatre, UH Mānoa
  • Local Motion! Talk Story: A Pre-show Conversation
    Sunday, July 30 at 1:15 p.m.
    Kennedy Theatre, UH Mānoa
  • Local Motion! Dū usami: The Journey, Okinawan Dance and Music
    Sunday, July 30 at 2:00 p.m.
    Kennedy Theatre, UH Mānoa
  • Welcoming Ceremony
    Friday, August 4 at 6 p.m.
    East-West Center Friendship Circle
  • A Culinary Celebration: Honoring Food and Culture Throughout Asia and the Pacific
    Saturday, August 5 at 5 p.m.
    In front of the Kennedy Theatre, UH Mānoa
  • ʻIke Hana I Talk Story: A Pre-show Conversation
    Saturday, August 5 at 6:45 p.m.
    Kennedy Theatre, UH Mānoa
  • ʻIke Hana I
    Saturday, August 5 at 7:30 p.m.
    Kennedy Theatre, UH Mānoa
  • ʻIke Hana II Talk Story: A Pre-show Conversation
    Sunday, August 6 at 1:15 p.m.
    Kennedy Theatre, UH Mānoa
  • ʻIke Hana II
    Sunday, August 6 at 2:00 p.m.
    Kennedy Theatre, UH Mānoa
  • Asia Pacific Dance Festival Talk Story: A Post-show Conversation
    Sunday, August 6 at 4:45 p.m.
    Kennedy Theatre, UH Mānoa

Ticket information

The Asia Pacific Dance Festival passes and individual tickets are now on sale. All passes and tickets available online or call (808) 956-8246.

For more information on all our programs, please see the 2017 Asia Pacific Dance Festival viewer’s guide (PDF).

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