We are grateful to dance to beautiful Hawaiian songs, and practice with our team mates who share the passion for hula.
NANI POMAIKAI RIBBON LEIHula
Hawaii is an extraordinary place where nature meets aloha. Nani Pomaikai, our instructor, fell in love with hula and Hawaiian ribbon lei, and now offers lei-making classes. We are very excited to participate as a craft vendor for the first time.
MAHINALANI HULA STUDIOHula
Halau (hula school) of Hula o Mahinalani is located in Ota, Gunma. Our students range in age from 3 to 75, and they all enjoy our classes and dancing hula to the sounds of mellow Hawaiian music.
Halau Nani Aikane ANANHula
We are from one of the prefectures on Shikoku island called Tokushima, which is known for its traditional Awa Odori dance. We will perform to a Hawaiian song “Na Pua Mohala” and a popular Japanese song “Hanamizuki.”
Ho Aloha Hula ClubHula
Ho Aloha Hula Club has several locations around Okayama City, Okayama, with a large number of students enjoying hula lessons together. We are fascinated by the beauty and intricacy of hula, and we perform at various venues to spread the aloha.
Halau ‘O KealaniHula
Halau ‘O Kealani was founded in 2007 in Shinagawa, Tokyo. It moved to Maebashi, Gunma in 2008, and in the same year, we welcomed the kumu hula who won that year’s Miss Aloha Hula. We learn not only hula, but also the Hawaiian culture in general from the kumu.
ZENNOA JAPAN FIRST CLASSHula
ZENNOA JAPAN is a group of superfood enthusiasts who want to promote healthy life for people around the world. A few of us who dance hula got together to form a hula team “First Class” for the Honolulu Festival.
Kaliko pua lehuaHula
We are a college hula team that spreads the joy of hula through the performances on campus and at local events. We are happy to be able to perform in Hawaii, the birthplace of hula.
Halau hula o kawahineali`i nohoike anuenue-lua the men of mokuli`i(China halau)Hula
“Halau hula o kawahineali`i nohoike anuenue-elua and the men of mokuli`i is a China branch of tranditonal halau hula which is under kumu hula Mikilani Young. China halau started in 2013 in Shanghai, but right now, it has expanded to multiple cities eg: Beijing, Chengdu, Changchun, Dalian, Guangzhou, Beihai etc. China halau has been working with Hawaii Tourism China, Hawaiian Airlines and the U.S.Consulate in China to promote hula and most improtantly, the Aloha spirit. We’d love to let more people enjoy hula in China.”
ALOHA KE ANUENUEHula
Our team consists of students from three different colleges, and we all learn the same style of hula. We have decided to join the Honolulu Festival to make some great memories before graduation.