The girls and ladies of Hālau Ka Lei Kukui Hi’ilani under the direction of Kumu Hula Leihi’ilani Kirkpatrick danced very well at No Nā Keiki “For the Children”, a fundraising event to support Hawaiian Education in schools for the children of Kaua’i. They offered their hula as a gift to kōkua fundraising efforts to perpetuate and promote Hawaiian education for our keiki.
This concert showcased many talented musicians and hula dancers of Kaua’i. Everyone from keiki to kūpuna joined in. The audience were entertained by students from Koloa Elementary School, Kawaikini Elementary School, and Kapaʻa Elementary School with Kumu Inoa Aniu, Alohanani Nunes and U’ilani Gutierrez. The line up of performers included the dancers from Tamateʻa Nui o Kaua’i under the direction of Kumu Wailana Dasalia-Duarte, Hālau Ori Uvira under the direction of Kumu Nick Kaneakua, Hālau Ka Pā Hula o Hinano under the direction of Kumu Troy Allen Hinano Lazaro, ʻŌiwi, and Leahi with the dancers of Luau Kalamaku.
Mahalo to Ho’oulu Ke Ola o Nā Pua for hosting this memorable concert !
Special mahalo to our very own Kumu Hula Leihiilani Kirkpatrick and Hālau Ka Lei Kukui Hiʻilani for sharing your beautiful hula with all of us.