Hula Hoike 2011
Leilani Rivera Bond and Halau Hula o Leilani have their annual Hoike on the first Saturday of February.
It starts off with Joy playing the part of Pele. Mele "Aia La O Pele I Hawaii".
Special guests this year were Kumu Kaui and Miss Aloha Hula 2010 of Hula Halau·O Kamuela.
Miss Aloha Hula, Mahealani Mika Hirao Solem dances Auana to "Mokihana Lullaby ".
Here Mika dances Kahiko. Mele "Ua Nani Haena I Ka Ehu Kai".
Here Mika and Kumu Kaui Kamanao dance together to "Po Lailai".
Of course this is Halau Hula O Leilani and here the Kaikamahine dances to "Hanohano Hanalei" and "Hoola Lahui Hawaii".
Here the Kaikamahine dance with their poi balls to a New Zealand song.
Leilani leads the Wahine in a New Zealand dance with the short poi balls. Unfortunately Auntie Val was not able to dance this night.
Next we go to the Tahitian dance "Manu Rere Hau".
Bernard Carvalho (Kauai's Mayor) also sang "These Islands for the girls.
Naia a new member of the Halau was also dancing.
Naia with Kumu Kaui Back Stage.