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Ka Moku O Manokalanipō Paʻani Makahiki

January 17, 2015 @ 7:00 am

Kauaʻi Makahiki games        54b8a9a405c8e.image

Celebrate Makahiki at Kapaʻa Beach Park, Kauaʻi!

Kilauea-based native Hawaiian civic club, Ahahui Kiwila Hawaii O Moikeha, will hold its second Ka Moku O Manokalanipo Paani Makahiki on Saturday, Jan. 17 at Kapaʻa Beach Park. Locals and visitors alike are invited to attend the free event and compete in traditional native Hawaiian games played during the Makahiki season.

Ten games will be featured, including haka moa (cock fighting), ulu maika (stone bowling), oo ihe (spear throwing), moa pahee (dart sliding), pa uma (standing arm wrestling), uma (arm wrestling), kukini (running), pohaku hooikaika (stone throwing), and hukihuki (tug-of-war).

Awards will be given for each event. There will also be cultural demonstrations, community displays, a Kauai-made craft fair and food.

Registration/check-in begins at 7 a.m. and gates open at 9 a.m.

Info: 635-9028


January 17, 2015
7:00 am
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