January 16 Saturday - PCC - Ha: Breath of Life
January 17th Sunday - Waimea Falls Park - Hula Pa Service Project
January 18th Monday - First Day Session 1: Papa Mamo I & II
January 21st Thursday - First Day Session 1:
February 21, 2010 Kahana Valley Living Park.
March - No Hula March 22nd to 25th
March 27th, Saturday 10am to 2pm
Hawai`i State Art Museum and Queen Emma Summer Palace
June - Maui trip
June -making of the Pahu
July- making pahu, ipu and `uli`uli
August-Start of Kahiko Session for Halau. Acitivity will be lei making.
September - Kahiko Session for Halau. Activity wil be lei making
October 8th-10th- Eo e Emalani i Alaka'i, The Emalani Festival - Kokee, Kaua'i
Since its inception in 1988, Eo e Emalani I Alaka'i (also called the Emalani Festival) has quietly become one of the most authentic and powerful Hawaiian cultural experiences in the State. Each year,kumu hula (hula masters) and their dancers help to create an event that has touched thousands, many of whom return annually to participate.
The outdoor event, held annually on the second Saturday in October, The Emalani Festival commemorates the 1871 journey of Hawaii's beloved Queen Emma to these upland forests. By focusing each year on a diferent aspect of the Queen's inspiring legacy as a humanitarian leader, the Emalani Festival affords participants and audience an opportunity to reflect on values of a great leader who took the land to heart.
Live Hawaiian music, along with historical displays, begin at 10 am and at 12 noon, "Queen Emma" enters Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow on horseback, led by her guide Kaluahi, represented by a local cowboy. Offering of dance are made by hula halau from across Hawaii. Hula groups from Europe and Japan have also jouneyed to Kauai to participate.
November 20th - Annual Hoike