9 AM TO 5 PM
ALL DAY FESTIVAL IN THE HANA BALL PARK
Taro Farmers, Farmers Market, Poi Making, Demonstrations, Hawaiian Food, Information Tent, Hawaiian Arts and Crafts, Hana Students Hawaiian Art Exhibit, Hawaiian Games, Taro Internet Websites Online, Hula, Mele, Music.... and much more!
|9 am|| Opening Pule|
|9:15|| Halau O Keia La with Kumu Hula Charmaine Day Hula halau from Keanae/Wailuanui.|
|10 am|| Hana Keiki 'Ukulele Chorus Kumu Cecilia Kupau. Recently performed at Hawaiian cultural event in California.|
|10:45|| John Keawe Slack key guitarist and songwriter from the Big Island.|
|Noon||Halau Na Mamoali'i O Ka'uiki with Kumu Hula Namahana Kalama-Panui Hula halau from Hana.|
|1 pm|| Ho'opi'i Brothers Nationally honored masters of Leo Ki'eki'e, the Hawaiian form of falsetto singing. They received the prestigious National Heritage Fellows Award in 1996 for their dedication to preserving a Hawaiian cultural treasure. From Kahakuloa village, Maui.|
|2 pm|| Nahuepala O Hawai'i Halau Hula Oha Ha'alelea More than eighty members of this halau are coming from the Big Island for the festival. Aloha!|
|3 pm|| Amy Gilliom and Willie K (William Awihilima Kahaialii). Amy's soon to be released second album on Mountain Apple records was produced by Willie K.|
Aloha 'Oe and Closing Pule
More about the musicians...
(Times are approximate and may be changed)
|7 pm||Drug Free Dance at Helene Hall at Hana Bay.|
Fresh Hawaiian Fruits, Haha Moa (Chicken w/ taro luau leaves), Taro Bread, Pork Ribs, Taro Leaf pulu-steam, Kalua Pig-Squid Luau & Poi Hawaiian Plate, Taro Seafood Soup, Poi Dog, Taro Chips, Crab, Poke (raw fish salad), Opai (shrimp), Opihi (shellfish), Lomi Salmon, Haupia (coconut pudding), Taro w/ Coconut Milk, Waianae Diet Food, Chicken Lau Lau, Water Cress Salad, Sweet Potato, Ulu (breadfruit), Mochico Taro Dessert, Fried Fish, Fried Sugar Taro, Pohole (fern) Salad, Raw Fish Salad, Haupia Cake and much, much more...
Friday, April 4th + Sunday, April 6th
East Maui Taro Festival, Inc.
P.O. Box 295
Hana, Hawaii 96713
For information call 248-8972, 873-7070 (voice mail)