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Hawaii in the Foothills: 2014 Events in Nevada County

HAWAIIAN EVENTS in Nevada County

Spring 2014

UPDATE: Due to illness of Martin Pahinui and doctors orders not to travel, Ernie Cruz Jr. will be joining George Kuo and Aaron Mahi in concert February 22.  Ernie is the lead singer of the 1990’s Hawaiian super group Ka’au Crater Boys. He is a multi-time Na Hoku Hanohano award winner both with Ka’au and as a solo artist.  He has toured with HAPA and Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom.  Visit Center for the Arts for details.

February 22: Hawaiian Slack Key Music Performance by Mahi/Kou/Cruz @ Center for the Arts, Grass Valley. Tickets @ CFA and BriarPatch

March 8:  “The Haumana” @ Magic Theatre, Nevada City. A film about Hula and Hawaiian culture. Advance Tickets ONLY @ BriarPatch or by phone (530) 913-4553. View more about the film here.

March 22:  NU High School dance competion performing “Lilo and Stitch” Hula @ Ohlone College, Fremont. NevadaUnionDance.com

April 26:  American Legion Auxiliary Luau and Hula Show @ Vets Hall, Grass Valley. Tickets (530) 432-0425

April 25-27 & May 2-3:  NU Dance Concert with Hawaiian dancing @ NU High School, Grass Valley. NevadaUnionDance.com

May 17:  Hula in the Mountains Gala & VIP Pupu Hour @ Center for the Arts, Grass Valley. Tickets @ CFA and BriarPatch. For info call (530) 518-0910 or visit our event listing.


‘THE HAUMĀNA’ Film Screening in Nevada City

Haumana PosterThe Indie smash hit from Hawai`i comes to Nevada City, spreading the spirit of aloha! After many months of preparation Ka Hale Hula O Pilialohaokalani O Hilo is honored to present this film, with permission from Hula Nation Filmworks. Directed by Keo Woolford, the film is thought to be based on a true story about how a now well-known Kumu Hula (master hula teacher) found his ancestral roots as a young man during the resurgence of Hawaiian culture during the 1970’s.

Saturday – March 8, 2014 @ 1:00 PM
The Magic Theatre
107 Argall Way
Nevada City, CA

Film Synopsis from THE HAUMĀNA website:

Jonny Kealoha is the charismatic host of a struggling Waikiki Polynesian lū`au show. To everyone’s surprise, including his own, he is appointed as the successor to a high school boy’s hula class when his former Kumu Hula passes away. He becomes as much a student as a teacher through the demands of leading the boys to a significant cultural event and rediscovers the sanctity of the culture he had previously abandoned.

With choreography and cultural consulting by Robert Cazimero, Lanakila Casupang, Maelia Loebenstein-Carter and Kaipo Hale the film is a not only a tribute to a culture so many love, but a view into the world of Hula.

Purchase tickets early. This event will sell out and tickets WILL NOT be sold at the door.

Tickets are $12 and must be purchased in advance at The BriarPatch box office in Grass Valley or by phone at (530) 913-4553.

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