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MAKAHIKI KUILIMA Turtle Bay Hosts Makahiki Celebration with 3RD Annual Festival, showcasing traditional Hawaiian sports.

Hawaii's long culture celebrated and perpetuated this Saturday on O'ahu's fabled North Shore.

Makahiki season comes alive at Turtle Bay Resort as it celebrates the season with traditional Hawaiian sporting events and cultural performances. The celebration entitled Makahiki Kuilima kicks off on the lawns of Turtle Bay Resort on January 11, 2014.

The event is presented by Hawaiian education program, Naepuni Aloha and Ke Kula `o S.M. Kamakau. Makahiki Kuillima is sponsored by Kanalu, Turtle Bay Resort, and many more community supporters.

January 11th 2014
Turtle Bay's West End Lawn

8am-4pm

Step back into the past as you watch athletes engage in ancient games such as hukihuki (tug of war), ‘ulu maika (lawn bowling), and ‘ō‘ō ihe (spear throwing). Spectators will be treated to a rare demonstration of He‘e Hōlua (sled riding), which was last publicly done, prior to Makahiki Kuilima festivities, in 1822. Learn about Makahiki traditions through educational exhibits and watch artisans as they demonstrate Hawaiian crafts.

For more information on the event, visit: http://sites.google.com/site/makahikikuilima/home or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

FREE EVENT | Open to the Public

 

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