Count Cancels Kūpuna Hula Festival

July 29, 2020, 12:47 PM HST
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The Hawai‘i County Elderly Activities Division announced Wednesday it will cancel the 38th Hawai‘i Annual Kūpuna Hula Festival scheduled for September 9 and 10, 2020.

Typically held at the Outrigger Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay, the Festival showcases talented hula dancers from across Hawai‘i and the mainland, as well as internationally. Festival highlights include a craft fair at the hotel grounds and two evenings that feature solo and group competitions with a special Ho‘olaulea.

The decision was made over concern about the spread of coronavirus, which is more dangerous to older individuals.

For more information, call the Elderly Activities Division at 808-961-8710.

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