2013 Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival @ Seattle Center | Free, Live Hawaiian Music, Food, & More

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From the website:
Seattle Live Aloha, Credit: Alabastro PhotographyLive Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
September 8, 2013
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Free | All Ages
More info: seattlelivealohafestival.com | Facebook Event
Photo by Alabastro Photography

Seattle Center
305 Harrison St Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 684-7200

Seattle Center Festal presents Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival, Sunday, Sept. 8. Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Hawaii through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, a commemorative lei workshop, and a lively marketplace.

The festival provides a feast for the senses as visitors journey through the sights, sounds and tastes of Hawaii. The Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival celebrates what it means to “live aloha.” With Hawaiian music, hula, ono food, Hawaiian crafts, hula, music and lei making workshops honor this special culture.

Join many of the over 50,000 Hawaiian Islanders who call Washington State their home as they share their homeland’s colorful history through performances of music and dance.

Entertainment

Seattle Center Armory Stage

  • 11:00 Opening Ceremony
  • 11:30 Halau Hula O Lono & Northwest Blend
  • 12:45 Ke Kai Malino
  • 1:45 Na Hanu`O Ku`uleialoha
  • 2:45 Makani E
  • 3:45 Hula O Lehualani
  • 4:45 Naki`i & Na Hula O Kauhale No Nahele Kai
  • 5:45 TBD
  • Emcees: Kermet Apio & Hula Sisters Nahenahe and Puanani

Mural Amphitheatre Stage

  • 11:15 SUPA – Seattle Ukulele Players Association
  • 12:15 Hula Halau `O Keala`akua
  • 1:15 Halau Hula O Napualani
  • 2:15 Ke Liko A`e O Lei Lehua
  • 3:15 Two Story Zori
  • 4:15 Halau Hula Pulamahiaikalikolehua
  • 5:15 Musubi Eating Contest & Raffle Winners Announced!
  • 5:45 HEADLINER: KUPAOA!!
  • 7:00 Pau
  • Emcees: Uncle Ed & Braddah Gomes

Fisher Rooftop
Kanikapila Jam Session! Bring your ukulele, guitar (any kine instrument!) down to the Festival and be ready to jam some Hawaiian music! Noon-2:00 Hosted by Don Yoder & Rich Nakada
Keiki Bouncy House! 2:00-4:00 Hosted by Rod Higuchi & Al Tringali

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Workshops/Other Activities:

Seattle Center Armory West Stage
Hawaiian Storytelling

  • 12:30, 2:30 & 4:30 Storytelling with Loreen Lee
  • 1:30, 3:30 & 5:30 Storytelling with Alton Chung

Seattle Center Armory Balcony

  • 11:30-5:00 Flower Making Workshop

Seattle Center Armory Floor

  • 11:00-7:00 Keiki Korner (with three different children’s activities)

Seattle Center Armory Room 311 – Workshops

  • 1:00-2:00 Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar with Kory Tideman
  • 2:30-3:30 Hawaiian Language Workshop with Kumu Candace Galla
  • 4:00-5:00 Ukulele Workshop with John Leder