Aloha! Iaorana! Kia Ora! Talofa! 

In this New Year of 2012, we send greetings from our Polynesian Islands! The organizers of the Kamanawa Foundation, an educational non-profit cultural organization, humbly extends its christmas cards invitation to your group to participate in the 11th Annual Kaua’i Polynesian Festival, a Celebration of Cultural Exchanges. Kauai’s exciting Polynesian festival is set for Memorial Day text Weekend, May 24 – 27, 2012 under the stars at the Vidinha Stadium soccer field on Kauai (turn left at the first traffic light leaving the airport). The festival will include various Polynesian dance competitions, workshops,

We cordially invite you to come and participate in the 11th Annual Kauai Polynesian Festival presented by the Kamanawa Foundation. Kauai’s Polynesian Festival is open to all Halau, dance studio and independent dancers. Please submit your “Application to Enter” form to reserve your group participation in the festival. You may call (808) 335-6466 or fax 335-3140, email or write at the address below.

We thank you for your interest and look forward to your participation in the 11th Annual Kauai Polynesian Festival. Your participation will support cultural awareness for our youth today and generations to come.

Me ka ha’a, ha’a,
Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza
Kauai Polynesian Festival Director

Competition Applications:

All participants MUST submit “Intent to Enter” form, fact sheets and other information via email or fax to director Kapu by April 30.

  • Na Kupuna Application
  • Na Keiki/Opio Solo & Group Hula Kahiko Application
  • Fire Knife Application
  • Maori Action and Poi Balls Application
  • Ori/Otea Application
  • U Tink U Get Talent

Download Festival Awards PDF for all categories

Hotel Accommodations:
The Kamanawa Foundation is more than happy to help you arrange christmas cards text and  your hotel accommodations for your visit to the Kauai Polynesian Festival. If you are traveling to the Kauai Polynesian Festival from Japan, please contact Sayuri Sato at (808) 651-0323 or email All other, please contact Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza at (808) 335-6466 or

Copyright 2012 Kauai Polynesian Festival. Photos by Terry Lee Photography.
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