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Celebrating Maui a Kama with Chocolate, Hula and Mo‘olelo

November 21, 2021, 8:54 AM HST
* Updated November 21, 8:55 AM
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Kumu Hula Hōkūlani Holt

Renowned Kumu Hula Hōkūlani Holt at Maui Kuʻia Estate Chocolate join together on Saturday, Dec. 11, for a fundraiser for Kū Mai Ka Hula.

The day’s highlights include a gourmet bento by Maca Dang Dang by Chef Joey Maca Dang Dang, chocolate tasting by MKEC founder Gunars Valkirs, and mo‘olelo and hula by Kumu Hula Holt and Hālau Pā‘ū O Hi‘iaka, with music by Kaleo Phillips.

Attendees can choose the Matinee Pā‘ina from 1-3 p.m. for $100, or the Sunset Pā‘ina from 5-7 p.m. for $150.

Kū Mai Ka Hula is Maui’s only adult hula competition, featuring award-winning hālau competing in solo and group performances, and celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2022.

Through MKEC’s Chocolate Laulima Program, Kū Mai Ka Hula receives 40% of designated chocolate sales. Funds raised directly support the 2022 competition.


Reserve seats for the Dec. 11 fundraiser at For more information, visit

  • Maui Kuʻia Estate Chocolate.
  • Maui Kuʻia Estate Chocolate.
  • Maui Ku‘ia Estate Chocolate. PC: MauiWine, Maui Ku’ia Estate Chocolate and Maui Gold Pineapple
  • Maui Kuʻia Estate Chocolate. PC: Courtesy.
  • Maui Kuʻia Estate Chocolate. PC: Courtesy.
  • Maui Kuʻia Estate Chocolate. PC: Courtesy.

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