On March 30 and 31, chanting, music and the voices of ancestral knowledge will reverberate through Maui and the halls of The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua at Honokahua as the resort hosts the 26th annual Celebration Of The Arts festival.
Beginning with a traditional early morning ocean cleansing and awa (kava) ceremony, the festival gathers Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers. Attendees can receive a hula lesson from a kumu hula (hula teacher) participating in the esteemed Merrie Monarch Festival, sit in on artisan panels, enjoy performances by Grammy and Na Hoku Hanohano Hawaii music award-winning musicians, participate in hands-on art activities and demonstrations, view films, and savor Hawaii cuisine.
Celebration of the Arts is an opportunity to see the finest in Hawaiian arts and culture in one place. For the festival’s full event schedule and more information, visit KapaluaCelebrationOfTheArts.com.