Grow Hawaiian Festival

10th Annual Grow Hawaiian Festival

Saturday, April 29
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bishop Museum

Where to Park

FREE parking will be available at the Bishop Museum, Kapalama Elementary School and Damien Memorial High School.

Admission is Free for Kamaaina and Military with ID.

Grow Hawaiian Festival

Saturday, April 29, 2017
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bishop Museum’s Great Lawn

Hawaiian Electric’s Grow Hawaiian Festival is a family-oriented event that focuses on conservation, sustainability, Hawaiian culture and native plants in recognition of Earth Month.

Parking

FREE parking will be available at the Bishop Museum, Kapalama Elementary School and Damien Memorial High School.

Admission is Free for Kamaaina and Military with ID.

Entertainment Agenda

TimeActivity
9:00 a.m. Opening protocol, remarks
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Halau Na Pualei O Likolehua
10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. 125 Acts of Aloha Announcement
10:20 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Keynote presentation: Perpetuating the culture by cultivating the land. Kanekoa Kukea Shultz, Kakoo Oiwi
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Kuana Torres Kahele
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Ke Kai O Kahiki
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Weldon Kekauoha
2:55 p.m. Grand prize drawing
3:00 p.m. Pau


To see pictures from our past year's event, Click here >

For a complete list of the official rules for the Grow Hawaiian Festival Passport, Click here >

Traditional Artisans

Learn about Hawaiian culture with these artisans as they demonstrate their unique skills.

  • Sol Apio
  • Jessica Keala Kim Campuspos
  • Patrick Horimoto
  • Ann Kadowaki & Euphemia Nagashima
  • Leinaala Kai
  • Trinidad Soong
  • Verna Takashima

Solomon Apio

Enjoy and learn all that you can with Sol, who will be demonstrating his tool making.

Jessica Keala Kim

Learn the art of block printing from Jessica Keala Kim.

Patrick Horimoto

Hawaii born Patrick Horimoto is a practitioner of traditional Hawaiian arts and crafts.

Euphemia Nagashima and Ann Kadowaki

Island treasures Euphemia Nagashima and Ann Kadowaki are Master Lei Makers.

Leinaala Kai

At a young age she was taught the skills and art of lauhala weaving by her tutu.

Trinidad Soong

Trinidad “Punihauole” Soong is a proud practitioner of traditional Hawaiian medicine.

Verna Takashima

Verna Takashima shares her love of traditional kapa making by educating others on the unique practice.