with Michael Lum

E Hula Mau…Southern California’s Hula Competion & Festival,Labor Day Weekend

Presented by

 Na Mamo

The 18th Annual E Hula Mau

 a celebration of Hawaiian Culture

and  Southern California’s only Hula and Chant Competition

 Returning to the Terrace Theatre at the “Long Beach Performing Arts Center”

 Labor Day Weekend,

August 31st, September 1 & 2nd 2012.

and the flavor of island foods.

E Hula Mau (The Hula Lives),

is an annual hula and chant competition sponsored by

Na Mamo

Nà Mamo (The Cherished Offspring),

a non-profit organization committed to preserving key Hawaiian values

through social interaction and education.

Since 1995, E Hula Mau has blended honored traditions with innovative ideas,

creating a wonderful Hawaiian experience and feeling of ’ohana (family)

for event participants and patrons alike.

Dedicated hàlau (dance schools) will share their rendtions of the hula (dance),

mele (music), and oli (chant) as they compete throughout the weekend.

Various cultural workshops will be held throughout the weekend,

offering lectures and/or instruction on lei making, music,

and other Hawaiian arts and crafts.

E Hula Mau

will features live performances, arts and crafts, and interactive workshops,



3:30PM – 9:30PM (Estimated end time) – Competition Opening Ceremonies: Hula Pakahi (Solo Performances)

Solo Awards Presentation “Wahine Soloist to be Crowned Miss E Hula Mau”


10:00AM – 5:00PM (Estimated end time) – Competition Opening Ceremonies: Kahiko (Ancient)

 Group & Oli (Chant) Performances, Kahiko & Oli Awards Presentation


10:00AM – 5:30PM (Estimated end time) – Competiton Opening Ceremony: ‘Auana (Contemporary)

 Group Performances, ‘Auana Awards Presentation



7:30PM – 10PM

Mahalo Bash Concert

2012 Entertainment –

E Hula Mau

will also offer a myriad of options

for food, artisan wares, outdoor entertainment,

and informational booths for Hawaiian community organizations

—all open for the public to enjoy!

Festivities will go on throughout the weekend,

at the Hawaiian Cultural Village and other areas of the Terrace Theater.

The Hula & Chant Competition and Saturday evening’s Mahalo Bash Concert

 are both held at the Terrace Theater.

For competition and concert information,

please visit the Tickets page


Each day of E Hula Maui will conclude with music in the evening at the

 Westin Long Beach Hotel

The Kanikapila Jam will also be held at the hotel’s lounge and lobby on Saturday night.

No tickets are needed to enjoy Hawaiian Music at the Westin.


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