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Wednesday
04
APR

Merrie Monarch Wednesday Hawaiian Cultural Demos & Music

11:00
13:00
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
Event organized by Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

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Join us as we celebrate and honor Hawaiian culture and the 55th Merrie Monarch Festival, the annual hula competition of Hilo. Practitioners on Wednesday will share demonstrations on ulana niu (coconut leaf weaving), ‘upena ho‘olei (throwing net) and nā pa‘ahana hula (hula implements). Enjoy live Hawaiian contemporary music by Ti “Kawehi” Chun and Pōki‘i Seto. Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ‘Ike Hana No‘eau “Experience the Skillful Work” workshops. Free (park entrance fees apply).
When: Wed., April 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai