Hula and Mele

Located on ‘Iolani Palace grounds, facing the State Capital. A memorable day of hula, mele, games and activities for the entire ‘ohana on the historic grounds of ‘Iolani Palace. 

Free admission to ‘Iolani Palace state rooms followed by a self-guided exploration of the galleries, which includes exhibits of select treasures from the Royal collection (last tour entry 3:00 p.m.). Demonstrations include lauhala weaving and many other crafts.

Cultural zone booths


HAB Hawaiian Association of the Blind (Booth 12-3)

Come and learn what the members of HAB believe. With a positive attitude and equality of opportunity, blind individuals can attain whatever realistic goals they set for themselves.

Hawaii Hearts (Booth 12-4)

Teaching our children and all of our families at Children & Youth Day 2019 about marine debris and how it negatively impacts our Hawaiian coral reefs and endangers our Hawaiian marine animals such as our Hawaiian monk seal and our Hawaiian sea turtle. Our table participants will be making weepils as we celebrate the natural beauty of our islands and learn to be good ocean stewards. We will chant, “Litter Bugs Me!” as loyal protectors of our reefs and our ocean ecosystem.

KekuaAloha Foundation (Booth 12-2)

Fun fitness obstacle course for all ages. Promoting physical activity while sharing God’s Love.

Keola O Ke Kai Canoe Club (Booth 9)

Keola O Ke Kai Canoe Club is a Nonprofit origination that perpetuate and promote the cultural sport of outrigger canoe paddling to our youth. At our booth we will demonstrate basic paddling technique, answer any questions and share our stories of places we have traveled to compete. We will also point you in the direction of where you can join a paddling program if Keola O Ke Kai is not near you.

Malama o Na Keiki (Booth 12-1)

Malama o Na Keiki Companion to Perinatal — Caring for Hawai‘i Neonates — Basic Hawaiian cultural baby information.