Moku O Keawe: International Hula Competition

October 29, 2012, 12:06 AM HST
* Updated September 8, 7:10 PM
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Displays of beauty, grace and skill will take place on Nov. 1 through Nov. 3 at the 7th Annual Moku O Keawe international hula competition in Waikoloa.

This international hula competition will have traditional dance or hula kahiko as well as the modern hula ‘auana. The women, or wahine will dominate all three days as this competition won’t include the kane, or men.

Doors open for the traditional hula competition from 4 p.m. on Nov. 1. The lovely Kupuna competition takes place on Nov. 2, and the exciting and beautiful wahine ‘auana will take the stage on Nov. 3.

The competition for all three nights begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. The last night of competition includes a Ho’ike after party, which spans from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m.

In addition to the gorgeous display of graceful wahine, their dress, flora and fauna, are the incredible access to native knowledge with daily workshops.


Choose from eleven workshops on the and save your space in these limited seating classes. Descriptions and prices of these workshops are available on the above mentioned website.


Tickets are $7 general seating and $19.50 reserved seating. Access to this three-day event will be granted through

This event takes place at the Waikoloa Bowl at Queens Gardens in Waikoloa.

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