Manawaiopuna and Kamailelauli'i

Federal Way, WA - Kumu Hula Kamaile Hamada

The first competition for Hālau Ke‘ala O Kamailelauli‘ili‘i and Manawaiopuna was the George Na‘ope Northwest Hula Competition in 1999, where they were award winners in the categories of Kahiko, ‘Auana, and ‘Olelo Hawai‘i (Hawaiian language). Since then the hālau has also garnered awards at the E Hula Mau and Ia 'Oe E Ka La hula competitions.

The men of Manawaiopuna are returning to the KaHulaHou arena after excellent showings at KaHulaHou 2008 and 2010.

The first competition for Halau Ke‘ala 'O Kamailelauli‘ili‘i and Manawaiopuna was the George Na‘ope Northwest Hula Competition in 1999, where they were award winners in the categories of Kahiko, ‘Auana, and ‘Olelo Hawai‘i (Hawaiian language). Since then the halau has also garnered awards at the E Hula Mau and Ia 'Oe E Ka La hula competitions.

The women of Ke`ala `O Kamailelauli`ili`i are entering the KaHulaHou arena after an excellent showing from their hula brothers of Manawaiopuna at KaHulaHou 2010.