42nd Annual Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace Festival

SEPTEMBER 22, 2018  ||  9:00 AM to 4:00 PM  ||  QUEEN EMMA SUMMER PALACE

Join us at the festival for food, fun and entertainment with the family!

This year’s entertainment line-up features Hawaiian music and hula performances with emcees Kimo and Leilani Kahoʻāno. Listen to the lovely sounds of the Royal Hawaiian Band, Punahou Alumni Glee Club, Kualoa featuring Kula Abiva & Pokiʻi Vaughan, Kuʻuipo Kumukahi, and Jerry Santos & Friends . Performances by Kamehameha Hawaiian Ensemble, Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad; Hālau Ka Pā Hula Hawai‘i, Loea Hula Kahaʻi Topolinski; Hālau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine, Kumu Hula Kaʻilihiwa Vaughan; Hālau Hula Kalehuapuakea, Kumu Hula Cathy Ostrem; and Hālau Hula Kamamolikolehua, Kumu Hula Pohai Souza.


Shop at the festival’s marketplace featuring local artisans and crafters for haku lei, lauhala, island-style clothing, jams-n-jellies, baked goods, and other locally hand-crafted items. Enjoy ʻono Hawaiian food, poke bowls, shave ice and more. Families can watch live demonstrations of poi pounding, lauhala weaving, ʻohe kāpala and kapa making by cultural practitioners and try their hand at Keiki Krafts!




Enter a $5 drawing to win a beautiful king-size, ‘ulu patterned Hawaiian Quilt.

ADMISSION is $7 General; $1 Keiki 6 to 12 years; FREE for Keiki under 6 years; entrance to the Summer Palace is included with a paid admission

Free parking located at Nuʻuanu Park, behind Queen Emma Summer Palace, and adjacent churches. For more information call (808) 595-6291.


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