Kamehameha Festival

Public Service Announcement

February 16th, 2008

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  • Event:

  • 2008 Kamehameha Festival
  • Date:

  • Wednesday, June 11, 2008
    (Kamehameha Day)
  • Time:

  • 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Location:

  • Moku Ola (Coconut Island)
    Hilo, Hawai’i
  • Contact:

  • Pua Ishibashi
  • Title:

  • Co-Chair, Kamehameha Festival
  • Mail:

  • 691 Ainako Ave.
  • Hilo, Hawaii 96720
  • Phone:

  • (808) 989-4844
  • Email:

The annual Kamehameha Festival is a historic and culturally significant event that honors the memory of Kamehameha. The event will be held on June 11, 2008 (Kamehameha Day) and feature Hawai’i’s only Ha’a Koa (Dance of the Warrior) Ho’ike (exhibition/competition), some of Hawai’i’s top recording artists including Na Hoku Hanohano award winners Ledward Kaapana, Diana Aki, and Darren Benitez, hula halau such as Halau Unu Kupukupu (Kumu Tangaro Taupouri) and Halau Ha’a Kea o Akala (Kumu Paul Neves), an oli (chant) ho’ike, cultural presentations booths, ono (delicious) food, arts and crafts booths, and more.

Proudly presented by the Royal Order of Kamehameha I, Mamala Hoa, the Festival will take place on Moku Ola (Coconut Island) beginning at 10:00 am and ending at 5:30 pm. Free and open to the public, the Festival will be an alcohol, smoke, and drug free event. For more information please contact Pua at .

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