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Prince Kuhio Celebration Kauai

March 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - March 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

A multitude of events on Kauai are set for March 24-26, 2017, to celebrate Prince Kuhio’s birthday (an official state holiday in Hawaii). Kuhio was one of Hawaii’s most beloved alii (royalty) and statesmen. Spanning a two-week period the events Kuhio’s are located in Poipu, Eleele, Lihue, and Wailua. The Prince Kuhio Celebration, intended to honor Kuhio and his efforts to foster Hawaiian cultural values, provides a long list of interactive educational sessions about Hawaiian cultural practices, arts and crafts. New to the line-up this year are the Makauwahi Cave Tour, a treasure trove of indigenous and endemic plant species and archeological research. The Royal Order of Kamehameha has also added a tour of Prince Kuhio’s birthplace. Adding to the mix are many opportunities for entertainment, observing cultural traditions, attending luaus, a rodeo and an outrigger canoe race. Sampling local foods, hearing “talk story” sessions and viewing commemorative ceremonies are also on the schedule.

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Details

Start:
March 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Carla Thomas
Phone:
(808) 240-4050

Venue

Hyatt Regency
1571 Poipu Rd,
Koloa, 96756
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