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Kapu‘uola Hula Festival celebrates culture at Pu‘uokapolei

  • COURTESY OF RYAN ARAKI

    Dancers from Halau Hula o Kukunaokala, Na Lei O Ka ‘Iwa Ha‘a I Ka Lani, perform at a recent Kapu‘uola Hula Festival. This year’s festival takes place June 22.

  • COURTESY OF RYAN ARAKI

    Dancers from Ka Pa Hula O Ka Lei Lehua perform at a recent Kapu‘uola Hula Festival. This year’s festival takes place June 22.

Most people don’t notice Pu‘uokapolei, the small cinder cone at the top of Kapolei Regional Park, but in ancient times it was the most sacred and important place in the ahu­puaa (land division) of Honouliuli on Oahu’s west side. Read more

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