3 Days of Aloha in the Pacific Northwest

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July 24th-26th, 2014 
Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington 

kukui_logo_green.gif  Ke Kukui Foundation presents the 2014

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Thursday and Friday, July 24th and 25th, 2014
Location: Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach
 
909 N Hayden Island Drive, Portland, OR, 97217

2014 Workshop Registration is not open yet. Check back soon for updates.

Hula dancers and crafters of Hawaiian arts pilgrimage from around the globe to attend this one of a kind workshop. With preeminent master instructors from Hawai`i, the workshop offers instruction on dance, language, chant, history, current Hawaiian issues, music and cultural crafts. This year we are hosting na kumu hula Vicky Holt Takamine, Robert Cazimero, and Manu Boyd. Crafts include featherwork, basketweaving, lei making, and Hawaiian stamp. 

ACCOMODATIONS: We do have 2014 discount room rates at the Red Lion on the River in Portland, Oregon for Workshop Participants. These room rates go fast. Please go HERE to reserve a room. 

We also have 2014 discount room rates at the Red Lion at the Quay in Vancouver, Washington which is within walking distance from the Aloha Fun Run, Hapa Haole Hula Competition and Ho`ike Festival at Esther Short Park in Vancouver. Please go HERE to reserve a room. 


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Friday, July 25th, 2014  5 p.m.  (Live music at 3 p.m.)
Esther Short Park, W Columbia St. and 8th St., Vancouver, WA 98660

Classic Hapa Haole Music Lives! Join us for a throw back to this early modern era of hula & music. In keeping with the hapa-haole tradition, all songs within each category must be sung in English and the theme of the performance must be about Hawai`i. The era of music must be from the 1900 to 1959 period when classic Hapa Haole music was at it's prime. Prizes and recognition will be awarded to the winners. Winning soloists and groups will be showcased at the following day’s Ho`ike and Hawaiian Festival.  

2014 REGISTRATION OPEN. CLICK HERE TO COMPETE

SOLO
Miss Hapa Haole (Women only. Age 14 to 25)
Mr. Hapa Haole (Age 14 and above)
Ms. Sophisticated Hula (Women only. Age 26 and above)
Comic/Kolohe Hula

 

GROUP
Kane division (Age 14 and above)
Kupuna division( Age 50 and above)
Wahine division (Age 14 and above)
Keiki division (Age 13 and under)
Combined division (Age 14 and above)

Click to download  COMPETITION PACKET        SOLO APPLICATION         GROUP APPLICATION 

ACCOMODATIONS: We have 2014 discount room rates at the Red Lion at the Quay in Vancouver, Washington which is within walking distance to the Hapa Haole Hula Competition and Ho`ike Festival at Esther Short Park. Please click HERE to reserve a room. 

Mahalo to all of the competitors in last year’s Hapa Haole Hula Competition. CLICK HERE to see the 2013 winners!

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Saturday, July 26th, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Esther Short Park, W Columbia St. and 8th St., Vancouver, WA 98660 

REGISTER HERE for the 2014 5K ALOHA FUN RUN/WALK


aloha_Run_150.jpgWe're excited to announce the 2nd Annual Aloha Fun Run/Walk to bring awareness to health and exercise in the Hawaiian and Hawaiian-at-Heart community. Whether you're a serious runner or walking with the 'ohana (family), this 5K course will bring out the Aloha spirit as it follows along the beautiful Columbia River. There will be live music at the turnaround. Where else in the region can you get all full day of Hawaiian music, food, shave ice, and of course
hula at the end of a run?

All keiki (kids) under 10 are free. Strollers are allowed. But sorry - no doggies allowed on the run/walk.

2013 RACE RESULTS! Click to download the results.
 



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2012 Recipient of the "Spirit of Tourism" Award • Vancouver USA Regional Tourism

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Saturday, July 26th, 2014  10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Esther Short Park,
W Columbia St. and 8th St., Vancouver, WA 98660


Over 10,000 visitors have swayed to the rhythm as hula dancers and Polynesian singers filled the park with the heartbeat of their cultures. Raffles, keiki (kids) activities, arts and crafts, business and delicious food vendors round out this two day long outdoor festival which is now considered the third largest annual event at Esther Short Park.
 Bring a low backed chair or blanket and enjoy the tropical festivities.

CLICK to last year's 2013 PHOTO GALLERY

Mahalo for your support in continuing this tradition.

Accomodations

WORKSHOP: we have 2014 discount room rates at the Red Lion on the River in Portland, Oregon. These room rates go fast. Please go HERE to reserve a room. 

EVERYTHING ELSE: We also have 2014 discount room rates at the Red Lion at the Quay in Vancouver, Washington which is within walking distance from the Aloha Fun Run, Hapa Haole Hula Competition and Ho`ike Festival at Esther Short Park. Please go HERE to reserve a room. 

Business Partners and Sponsors

To become a VENDOR at the 3 Days of Aloha Competition and Hawaiian Festival, please write to Kanoe Kamala at:  vendors@kekukuifoundation.com

To become a valued 3 Days of Aloha event SPONSOR or to ADVERTISE, CLICK HERE to download the Sponsorship Benefits and Advertising Packet.


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