Hano Hano Hula OitaHula
We are here to perform Hawaii’s traditional hula. We would like to promote cultural exchange through this popular medium. We are back again to dance gracefully. Please give us a warm welcome.
Komaki Kei ABC Academy Hula HalauHula
We are Komaki Kei ABC Academy Hula Halau from Mito, Ibaraki, where it is famous for Mito Kōmon. This will be our 16th time to perform at the Honolulu Festival. Once again, we will do our best!
Kaiulani Hula CommunityHula
Our groups practice in three completely different areas in Yokohama, Sagamihara and Shizuoka. But it doesn’t matter that we are separated because we are truly connected as one with the same “I love Hula!” spirit. We will do our best with our hearts unified as one and enjoy this moment. Please cheer for us!
Leilani Hula StudioHula
It is our desire to deepen our friendships with the people of Hawaii through the hula. This is our eighth time to participate in the Honolulu Festival. We practice our hula throughout the year looking forward to dance at the Honolulu Festival and meet new friends. Please come out and support us.
Poniohe Kaya Hula StudioHula
We are the first Hawaiian hula group to be organized in Kyoto. “Poni” means “purple” and “ohe” means “bamboo” in the Hawaiian language. It also refers to something of high quality. We revere the Hawaiian spirit and practice our hula with love, appreciation and a smiling face.
Setagaya Aloha was organized as a volunteer group in 1996 by the alumni of Setagaya Senior Citizen University’s 21st graduating class. This group was created so that we can have a place to share our friendship and live healthy lives. It started out as a group of ten and now has over 100 members. Attracted by the lovely art of hula, we volunteer to perform hula in welfare related activities in our community.Our goal is to participate in the Honolulu Festival to promote cultural exchange. We would like to share our friendship with volunteers in Hawaii and contribute to establishing a special bond between Japan and Hawaii.
Iki Iki Aloha Hula CircleHula
We, the Iki Iki Aloha Hula Circle, are from various areas in Toyama Prefecture. Our ages mainly range from middle to golden. According to our motto, “Always smile and keep peace in mind,” we participate in numerous volunteer activities. We promote our regions and visit community facilities based in our lovely homeland, surrounded by beautiful mountains and ocean. At a recent audition, we won the award for “Best Street Performers.” We have participated in the Honolulu Festival for 4 consecutive years.
Experience Studio Ho’aloha’s elegant dance moves as they perform the traditional Hawaiian art form of hula. Ho’aloha means ‘beloved friends,’ and they hope to expand the chain of friendship.
Hula’s popularity has boomed in Japan, Cultural exchange has been taken to an even higher level through performances of this elegant dance. We are still inexperienced, but we do our best.
Dancers elegantly perform Hawaii’s traditional hula, which has grown in popularity throughout Japan. The smiles on their faces show how happy they are to be in Hawaii and dance hula.