KAUAʻI MOKIHANA FESTIVAL

SEPTEMBER 18-24, 2022

A week-long celebration of Hawaiian culture, including educational lectures and music and hula competitions on

the island of Kauaʻi.

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HAWAIIAN CHURCH SERVICE

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 | 10 AM
KAPAʻA FIRST HAWAIIAN CHURCH

 

Welcome all as we celebrate the Kauaʻi Mokihana Festival with a special service with music in both English and Hawaiian. This year's church service will be held virtually in place of its original location

at the historic Kapaʻa First Hawaiian Church founded by Queen Deborah Kapule in 1879.

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WORKSHOP -
HALELEʻA

 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2022 |TIME: 5:30PM
WAIPĀ

Workshop in the Moku of Haleleʻa with Kumu Kamealoha Forrest.

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EŌ E LILIʻU PREPARATION

 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2022
FOR EŌ E LILIʻU PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS

MELE WORKSHOP

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2022 |
LOCATION: Kawaikini NCPCS 3-1821 J Kaumualiʻi Hwy. Līhuʻe | TIME: 5:30PM

Mele workshop and kanikapila with Kawika Jamieson

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HULA WORKSHOP

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2022 |TIME: 5:30PM
KAUAʻI WAR MEMORIAL CONVENTION HALL

Hula workshop with Kumu Leialoha Amina

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HULA COMPETITION

KAHIKO NEI AND ʻAUANA
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022 | TIME: 6PM
KAUAʻI WAR MEMORIAL CONVENTION HALL

Featuring groups and soloists from participating hālau hula presenting choice mele hula.

Cash awards will be given for Oli, Costume & Adornments, Hula Presentation and Overall.

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COMPOSERS CONTEST

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 | 1PM
KAUAʻI WAR MEMORIAL CONVENTION HALL

Composers Contest encourages the composition of new music through its various categories including: Hawaiian (must be in the Hawaiian language), Contemporary Hawaiian, Open and Professional. Trophies and cash prizes are awarded. Participants in this contest are inspired by sharing their personal musical creations with the Island’s people and visitors. See Competition Forms page for more information.

 

Featuring groups and soloists from participating hālau hula presenting choice mele hula.

Cash awards will be given for Costume & Adornments, Hula Presentation and Overall.

MAHALO

Mahalo to the many local businesses, organizations, editors, publications, kumu hula, hālau, judges, ʻukulele players, crafters, contestants, performing artists, committee members, volunteers, guests and visitors who make the annual Kauaʻi Mokihana Festival a pleasurable success for Kauaʻi's art and cultural community!

SPONSORS

County of Kauaʻi

Alexander & Baldwin Foundation

Kukuiʻula Development Company, LLC

Hawaiʻi Community Foundation

Grand Pacific Resorts

PARTNERS

Kapaʻa First Hawaiian Church

Garden Island Arts Council

Nā Hui O Kamakaokalani

Hoʻōla Lāhui Hawaiʻi

Kauaʻi Community College

Jack Harter Helicopters

Ka Hula Hoa

Ka Lauaʻe Foundation

Lauakea Foundation

DONORS

ʻAipoalani Family

T & R Trophies

Joy and Stewart Bradshaw

Mayor Derek Kawakami

Hālau Hula O Makana Aloha Japan

Hawaiian Culture Club Japan

Love Kelley and ʻOhana

Kaʻanāpali Beach Hotel

Sally Anson

Donna Lehiʻilani Kirkpatrick

Hālau Ka Lei Kukui Hiʻilani

David Murray

William Brown

Mike White

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