Kamehameha Day kick off

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Kaikamahine of Na Hula O Kaohikukapulani work on a performance using ipu heke, or double gourd, Friday at the halau’s studio at the Kukui Grove Center. The halau will offer a special performance, Saturday starting at noon at the Food Court stage.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Keiki kane of Na Hula O Kaohikukapunlani — Bronx Thomas, Ka‘ioli Acoba, and Onyx Dizon — go through practice, Friday at the halau’s studio located at the Kukui Grove Center, Friday. The halau will make a special appearance, Saturday starting at noon at the Food Court stage.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Kaikamahine of Na Hula O Kaohikukapulani work on their routine using uliuli, Friday at the halau’s studio located at the Kukui Grove Center. The halau will do a special performance, Saturday starting at noon at the Food Court stage.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Hazel Chun of Alohilani Creations starts a headband between customers, Saturday during the Kamehameha Day lineup featuring Kaua‘i Made vendors at the Kukui Grove Center. Chun said she learned weaving during the down time from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Entertainer Michael Keawe offers lunchtime music for shopping and dining, Friday at the food court at Kukui Grove.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Ikaika Ho of Flirty Hippie said this wire wrapping project is reserved for working only when he’s mad. Ho said a lot of his wrappings are done according to his feelings and in an area he considers conducive to wrapping.

LIHU‘E — Kumu Hula Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza of Na Hula O Kaohikukapulani said the halau is excited about it’s performance, Saturday starting at noon at the Kukui Grove Center Food Court stage.

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