Check out a sneak peek of the opening number for this years Hōʻike honoring Princess Ruth Keʻelikōlani.
Mele Pāleoleo: He Mele No Luka is written and performed by Papa ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Makahiki VI. The sneak peek video was filmed by senior Kamakana Rodrigues.
Hōʻike takes place March 12 & 13, 2020. It is our kula’s first hula drama, and the moʻolelo will be told through hula, some modern dance, Hawaiian rap, some live art installations, implements along with the band and of course the voices of our haumāna in oli and mele. This year's Hōʻike is being spearheaded by ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi kumu Kalehua Simeona.
In the lead up to the show, kumu and haumāna are planning a series of different mediums to build insight and excitement into the moʻolelo as we prepare to honor this significant mana wahine, so critical to the existance of our kula. Keep a look out for more in the coming weeks, and make your plans to be in Koaiʻa in March!
October 29, 2019
Our haumāna traveled to the world's largest performing arts festival in August and delivered four performances of "The Battle of Kuamoʻo" for an international audience.
June 05, 2019
Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Kula Waena presents "Hanohano no ʻo Hawaiʻi", its 2019 May Day program.
June 04, 2019
The Hawaiian opera about the transformative conflict following the death of Kamehameha I will be on stage at UH Hilo Performing Arts Center on June 15.
May 29, 2019
Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Kula Haʻahaʻa presented "E Mau Ana Ka Haʻaheo" on Friday, May 3, 2019.