July 18th, 2014 2:24 PM by Karyn Smith
Wyndham Orlando Resort8001 International DriveOrlando, FL 32819
8:00 a.m. Saturday, July 19, 20148:00 a.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014
$7.00 – $35.00
World, Kids | Family, Performing Arts
E KOMO MAI! ALL ARE WELCOME! Ho’ike Hawai’i, a not-for –profit organization in Florida, invites you to enjoy two days of music, dance, fun and Polynesian local style plate lunch as we share the unique culture and arts from islands of the South Pacific.
The 17th Annual Ho’ike Hawai’i event is open to the public and held in the Palms Ballroom at the Wyndham Resort Orlando, located at 8001 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819. To make room reservations, call (877) 999-3223. For special group rates, mention “Ho’ike Hawaii Hula Competition”.
The two-day hula competition focuses on the unique culture dance, costume and music styles of the various islands such as Hawai’i, Tahiti, Samoa and New Zealand, to name a few. Participants from diverse backgrounds will be showcasing their knowledge and love for the Polynesian culture and come from all corners of the world and Hawai’i to compete and perform what they have learned.
In their first Florida concert Maunalua, nationally-renowned Hawaiian group known for their traditional and contemporary Hawaiian style music will perform live Saturday night, singing many of their award winning songs with beautiful guest dancers on stage. Also appearing for the first time is Hawaiian legendary musician Al Nobriga.
Among the many vendors present will be those from as far as Tahiti and Hawaii with Polynesian arts, crafts, jewelry, clothing and much more.
Don’t miss the only one-of-a-kind annual event in Florida!
Saturday: 8:00am – 5:00pm Hawaiian Hula Competition; 7pm – 10pm Concert with Hawai’i’s Maunalua
Sunday: 8:00am – 5:00pm Polynesian Dance Competition, Exhibitions & Awards
Early Bird Tickets: $15 adults & $10 kids 5-12 yrs (2-day Competition event); $30 Adults-$15 kids 6-16 yrs (Maunalua concert). Early Bird rate tickets can be purchased on the website and will be available only until July 12, 2014, or when sold out.
Tickets at the Door: $10/day Adults & $7/day kids (Competition event); $35 Adults & $25 kids (Maunalua concert).
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.hoikehawaii.com, or call 407.240.2578.