Waikiki Beach Walk is a shopping, dining, and entertainment district on Lewers Street between Kalakaua Avenue and Kalia Road. Enjoy one-of-a-kind boutique shops, award-winning restaurants, weekly activities, and live music and hula performance weekly on the plaza.
The weekly hula shows take on a holiday flair in December with “Seven Nights of Christmas”. This annual week-long celebration of traditional hula and song by local hula halau and well-known entertainers runs nightly from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. drom December 19 through Christmas Day.
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“Seven Days ‘til Christmas” traditional hula performances 2022
Here’s the lineup for “Seven Days ‘til Christmas” from Monday, December 19, 2022 through Sunday, December 25, 2022 at the Waikīkī Beach Walk Plaza:
12/19 (MON): SALLIE KAUAKEA YOZA & HĀLAU ʻO NAPUALAʻIKAUIKAIU. Traditional Hula & Song. A wonderful and vibrant traditional hula presentation by its renown director and Kumu, Sallie Kauakea Yoza. From keiki (children) to kūpuna (the adults) you will be mesmerized by the beauty of the Hawaiian dance and song in the spirit of Christmas. Another encore return performance perfect for the holidays!
12/20 (TUES): DEL BEAZLEY & FRIENDS! Hawaiiʻs local boy! Award winning artist, DEL BEAZLEY & Friends rings in a Hawaiian style Christmas with music and laughter only Del Beazley is known to deliver. His humor is contagious! Just right for the holidays! His music and personal style is warm, funny, and filled with the aloha spirit! A classic Hawaiian evening at Christmas time!
12/21 (WED): HALAU HULA ʻO NAWAHINE. Traditional Hawaiian Hula. Kumu Hula Na Wahine Kuraoka is a veteran master hula teacher well known on our Windward side of this Island of Oʻahu. Na Wahine brings the cheerful joys of our youth of Hawaii in spectacular performance this Christmas.
12/22 (THUR): KA PĀ HULA O KAUANOE O WAʻAHILA featuring: Nue! An all-ukulele musical group! Traditional Hawaiian Music & Hula with award winning Hula Teacher, Maelia Loebenstein-Carter along with the Hawaiian musical group, “NUE” will bring depth and perspective for our generations. Maelia (former Miss Aloha Hula) comes from a long line of master teachers & keepers of the hula. While “NUE” is a brilliant trio of award-winning musical artists sharing their skill of an All-Ukulele band! Christmas is filled with joy!
12/23 (FRI): KAHALE I O KAHALA (A VETERAN HULA SCHOOL). A renown Kumu Hula (hula teacher), Leimomi Maldonado brings the joy of holiday cheer with the joy of children, families, and our elders in this “heartfelt” performance. A delight for all ages!
12/24 (SAT): MAILANI MAKAINAI – AWARD WINNING FEMALE VOCALIST! Mailani is a multi-award-winning female vocalist with a beautiful range of songs that will capture all hearts on Christmas Eve! An enchanting evening! Bring the whole family! Under the stars!
12/25 (SUN): BLAINE KAMALANI KIA “ALL IN THE ʻOHANA CHRISTMAS!” THE KIA FAMILY & SPECIAL GUESTS! Blaine Kamalani Kia – Youngest of nine children, have made Waikīkī their home and their playground since the 1960s. They have all worked throughout the hotel and restaurant industry with a legacy worthy of historic value. The KIA Family shares their gift of “Aloha” on Christmas night. There is no better way to celebrate Christmas then with a family of Waikīkī! Three generations! One night! A very Merry Christmas, indeed!
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Upcoming events showcasing Hawaiian hula
The following events from our calendar include free hula shows, hula festivals, and other events featuring hula.