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Weekly activities and live performances.


December 19, 2021 to December 25, 2021

December 2021 Holiday Mele Schedule

“Seven Days ‘til Christmas” is a week-long celebration of traditional hula and song by local hula halau and well-known entertainers. The series begins on Sunday, December 19 and runs nightly from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. through Christmas on Saturday, December 25 at the Waikīkī Beach Walk Plaza.

12/19 (Sun): Derek Nuʻuhiwa & Hālau Ke Aliʻi O Ka Malu

Traditional Hula & Song
Award Winning School of Hula! - Director & Kumu, Derek Nuʻuhiwa, is a veteran police officer! As a hula teacher, he brings the love and warmth of our people from the West side of Waiʻānae. A local holiday affair! And a returning crowd favorite!

12/20 (Mon): NUE! An all Ukulele Musical Group! Featuring:  Hula by Ka Pā Hula O Kauanoe O Waʻahila

Traditional Hawaiian Music & Hula
Award-winning Hula Teacher, Maelia Loebenstein-Carter along with the Hawaiian musical group, “NUE” will bring depth and perspective for our generations. Maelia (former Miss Aloha Hula) comes from a long line of master teachers & keepers of the hula. While “NUE” is a brilliant trio of award-winning musical artists sharing their skill of an all Ukulele band! Christmas is filled with joy!

12/21 (Tues): Sallie Kauakea Yoza & Hālau ʻO Napualaʻikauikaiu

Traditional Hula & Song
A wonderful and vibrant traditional hula presentation by its renowned director and Kumu, Sallie Kauakea Yoza. From keiki (children) to kūpuna (the adults) you will be mesmerized by the beauty of the Hawaiian dance and song in the spirit of Christmas. Another encore return performance perfect for the holidays!

12/22 (Wed): Del Beazley & Friends!

Hawaiiʻs local boy! Award winning artist, DEL BEAZLEY & Friends rings in a Hawaiian style Christmas with music and laughter only Del Beazley is known to deliver. His humor is contagious! Just right for the holidays! His music and personal style is warm, funny, and filled with the aloha spirit! A classic Hawaiian evening at Christmas time!

12/23 (Thur): Paʻakea Akiu & Hālau Hula Paʻakea Wailehua

Traditional Hula & Song
Kumu Hula Paʻakea Akiu stems from the renown and late, Kumu Hula, Darrell Lupenui. Paʻakea and her hula school was featured in the recent TV Series, “Hoʻōlamau.” Paʻakea comes from Windward, Oʻahu. And shares the depth of hula in this holiday celebration! From her “little ones" to her veteran hula dancers, this is a night filled with plenty of good cheer!

12/24 (Fri): KAMALU Hawaiian/Contemporary Musical Group!

Featuring the KŪHIŌ Hula Maidens
A wonderful and electrifying group of veteran entertainers well known throughout the Waikīkī entertainment scene. They know how to “wow” the crowd with a wide range of music and the beauty of hula to capture the hearts of all walks of life! Christmas Eve will be memorable!

12/25 (Sat): Blaine Kamalani Kia “ALL IN THE ʻOHANA CHRISTMAS!”

Blaine Kamalani Kia, youngest of nine children who have made Waikīkī their home and their playground since the 1960s. They have all worked throughout the hotel and restaurant industry with a legacy worthy of historic value. The KIA Family shares their gift of “Aloha” on Christmas night. There is no better way to celebrate Christmas than with a family of Waikīkī! Three generations! One night! A very Merry Christmas, indeed!