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 performances on the plaza.
“Seven Days ‘til Christmas” traditional hula performances 2021
“Seven Days ‘til Christmas” is a week-long celebration of traditional hula and song by local hula halau and well-known entertainers. The series begins on Sunday, December 19 and runs nightly from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. through Christmas on Saturday, December 25 on the plaza at Waikiki Beach Walk. Hereʻs the lineup:
12/19/21 (SUN): DEREK NUʻUHIWA & HĀLAU KE ALIʻI O KA MALU. Traditional Hula & Song by an award-winning halau (School of Hula). Director & Kumu, Derek Nuʻuhiwa, is a veteran police officer. As a hula teacher, he brings the love and warmth of the Hawaiian people from the West side of Waiʻānae.
12/20/21 (MON): NUE! AN ALL UKULELE MUSICAL GROUP! FEATURING: HULA BY KA PĀ HULA O KAUANOE O WAʻAHILA
Traditional Hawaiian Music & Hula by 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!
12/21/21 (TUES): SALLIE KAUAKEA YOZA & HĀLAU ʻO NAPUALAʻIKAUIKAIU. 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.
12/22/21 (WED): TBD
12/23/21 (THUR): PAʻAKEA AKIU & HĀLAU HULA PAʻAKEA WAILEHUA. Kumu Hula Paʻakea Akiu stems from the renowned and late, Kumu Hula, Darrell Lupenui. Paʻakea and her hula school was featured in the recent TV Series, “Hoʻōlamau.” Paʻakea comes from Windward, Oʻahu and shares the depth of hula in this holiday celebration! From her “little ones to her veteran hula dancers, this is a night filled with plenty of good cheer!
12/24/21 (FRI): KAMALU HAWAIIAN/CONTEMPORARY MUSICAL GROUP. Featuring the KŪHIŌ Hula Maidens. A wonderful and electrifying group of veteran entertainers well known throughout the Waikīkī entertainment scene. They know how to “wow” the crowd with a wide range of music and beauty of the hula to capture the hearts of all walks of life! Christmas Eve will be memorable!
12/25/21 (SAT): BLAINE KAMALANI KIA FAMILY & SPECIAL GUESTS “ALL IN THE ʻOHANA CHRISTMAS!” Blaine Kamalani Kia, is the youngest of nine children who have made Waikīkī their home and their playground since the 1960s. The KIA Family shares their gift of “Aloha” on Christmas night. There is no better way to celebrate Christmas than with a family of Waikīkī! Three generations in one night! A very Merry Christmas, indeed!