Quote: Hula is the language of the heart, therefore the heartbear of the Hawaiian people. - King David Kalakaua.  Halau Hula o Na Pua o Hawaii Nei in Eugene OregonHula performed by our Eugene Oregon halau.

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October 16, 2015 Aloha Friday (Eugene, OR)
All Eugene classes will be performing as the feature performers at Aloha Friday held at Cosmic Pizza. The performance will be from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Come show your support.
November 13, 2015 Moku o Keawe International Hula Festival (Waikoloa, HI)
Papa Pikake and Papa Ilima will join together to compete in the kupuna division.


August 14, 2015 Middlefield Oaks Assisted Living Luau (Cottage Grove, OR)
Some dancers performed at their luau.
July 4, 2015 Lights of Liberty Celebration (Springfield, OR)
Some dancers performed on the kids stage at the Lights of Liberty Celebration at Island Park.
June 27, 2015 Lebanon Senior Center Luau (Lebanon, OR)
Some dancers performed for their luau.
June 20, 2015 Na Lei Makamae: Once Upon a Time - 3rd Annual Ho'ike (Eugene, OR)
We had our 3rd annual ho'ike at Cascade Middle School. All Eugene classes performed.

June 19, 2015 Rainbow Garden Summer School Show (Eugene, OR)
We did an interactive demonstration show to educate students about hula.
June 6, 2015 Thurston High School Graduation Night (Springfield, OR)
Select teen and Lehua dancers performed for their luau themed party.
May 2, 2015 Asian Kite Festival (Eugene, OR)
Some classes performed an interactive show at the Asian Kite Festival at Yujin Gakuen Elementary School.
April 4, 2015 UNICEF Multicultural Show (Eugene, OR)
Papa Awapuhi and some of the younger classes performed at the University of Oregon to support UNICEF in their efforts to provide clean drinking water to people without it.
March 6, 2015 Slack Key Guitar Festival Preshow (Eugene, OR)
We performed a preshow for the Slack Key Guitar Festival at the Hult Center.
February 14, 2015 Asian Celebration (Eugene, OR)
We danced on the main stage at the Lane County Fairgrounds as part of the Asian Celebration. We also held a smaller show in the auditorium afterwards.
January 31, 2015 Veselo Folk Dance Festival (Eugene, OR)
Some of our dancers performed at the Veterans Memorial Building as a part of this multicultural festival.
January 31, 2015 Laulau Making Workshop (Eugene, OR)
We had a small workshop at the Lane Community College Longhouse to learn how to make the Hawaiian traditional food laulau.


December 16, 2014 Halau Christmas Party (Eugene, OR)
The adult classes got together at the halau for our annual Christmas Party. We enjoyed each others company, the food, and hula.
December 6, 2014 Keiki Christmas Party (Eugene, OR)
Our keiki and their families came out to the National Academy of Artistic Gymnastics to celebrate the end of the year.
November 21, 2014 Aloha Friday (Eugene, OR)
Our halau was the featured performers at the November Aloha Friday at Cosmic Pizza. Thank you for coming to support us.
September 20, 2014 Willamette Dental Group Annual Social (Eugene, OR)
We danced for Willamette Dental Group's annual summer social.
August 29, 2014 Churchill Estate (Eugene, OR)
We danced for their annual summer event.
August 23, 2014 Eugene Celebration Parade (Eugene, OR)
We performed in the Eugene Celebration Parade. Our halau took second place in the "Best in Step" category. Congratulations and Mahalo to everyone!
August 1, 2014 University of Oregon Enployee Summer Social (Eugene, OR)
Papa Lehua added a touch of Hawaiian Culture to the Summer Social at the University of Oregon.
July 20, 2014 Ashland Hula Ho'ike (Ashland, OR)
Our dancers in Ashland had their annual Ho'ike. It was a wonderfully attended event.
June 28, 2014 Keali'i Reichel in concert (Portland, OR)
Keali'i Reichel performed at the Hollywood Theater in Portland, Oregon on June 28th at 8:00 PM. Papa Lehua and our dancers in Ashland danced at this fundraiser sponsored by He Kula Na Mea Hawaii.
June 21, 2014 Na Lei Makamae: Melodies of Paradise - 2nd Annual Ho'ike (Eugene, OR)
We had our 2nd annual ho'ike at Cascade Middle School at 2:00 PM. All Eugene classes performed what they had learned during the school year.

June 19, 2014 Relief Nursery Fundraising Luau (Eugene, OR)
Papa Lehua performed for the Relief Nursery Fundraising Luau.
May 16-17, 2014 Presentations and Hula Workshop by Kumu Kalimakuhilani & TC Southard (Eugene, OR)
Na Pua o Hawaii Nei and Lane Community College sponsored some presentations and hula workshops with 2008 Miss Aloha Hula Winner, Kalimakuhilani Southard and her husband TC Southard. Events included Storytelling with Kuhi at the LCC Longhouse, Aloha Friday at Cosmo Pizza, then Kahiko and 'Auana Workshops at the LCC Longhouse.
May 3, 2014 University of Oregon Hui o Hawaii Annual Lu'au (Eugene, OR)
Papa Lehua performed for the Lu'au at the University of Oregon in the EMU.
March 22, 2014 Slack Key Guitar Festival (Eugene, OR)
We put on a small show in the lobby during the Slack Key Guitar Festival. Hult Center Link.
February 15, 2014 Asian Celebration (Eugene, OR)
We performed at the Asian Celebration at the Lane County Fairgrounds. This year we did two performances. The first performance was in the Children's room and the second performance was on the main stage. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our dancers.
February 1, 2014 MAMO Concert (Eugene, OR)
Some of our Papa Lehua dancers performed for the MAMO concert at the Shedd with Nathan Aweau and Jeff Peterson.
January 11, 2014 Grand re-opening for Ballet Northwest Academy (Eugene, OR)
To show our support for Ballet Northwest Academy we performed a few numbers at their grand re-opening at their new location.


December 14, 2013 Springfield Christmas Parade (Springfield, OR)
We marched and performed in the rescheduled Springfield Christmas Parade. Thanks to everyone who came out and supported us.
November 15, 2013 Aloha Friday (Eugene, OR)
We performed at Hodge Podge.
September 27, 2013 Manit Day 2013 (Eugene, OR)
A group of our dancers participated in the Manit Day event which is to promote and preserve the Marshallese culture through traditional arts, songs, and dances. Sponsors website: Aelon Kein Ad - Our Islands Conservation Center.
August 24, 2013 Eugene Celebration Parade (Eugene, OR)
We marched and performed in the Eugene Celebration Parade. In addition to having a great time, we also won the "Best in Step" award.
August 22, 2013 Sheldon Park Assisted Living (Eugene, OR)
We danced for their Summer Luau.
July 31, 2013 Eugene Hotel (Eugene, OR)
Papa Pikake and Papa Lau Kukui performed for the residents of Eugene Hotel Senior Retirement Community.
July, 26, 2013 Hapa Haole Competition (Vancouver, WA)
Papa Hinano and other groups participated in the Hapa Haole Hula Competition as part of the 3 Days of Aloha. Competition results:
Keiki Group: 3rd place.
Kane Group: 1st place.
Kupuna Group: 2nd place.
July 20-21, 2013 George Na'ope Hula Festival (Sacramento, CA)
We participated in the George Na'ope Hula Festival. Competition results:
Keiki Kane Group: 1st place.
Kaikamahine Group Kahiko: 1st place.
Kaikamahine Group Auana: 1st place.
Kane Solo Kahiko (Ryan Jackson): 1st place.
Makuahine Solo (Akiko Colton): 2nd place.
Kupuna Kane Group: 1st place.
Kupuna Wahine Group: 1st place.
Kupuna Wahine Solo (Aileen Day): 3rd place.
Overall: 3rd place (Kaikamahine).
June 22, 2013 Hula Festival (Ashland, OR)
Ashland and Eugene dancers held a hula festival in Ashland, OR.
June 1, 2013 Keiki Fundraising at Cascade Middle School (Eugene, OR)
Keiki and other classes performed at Cascade Middle School in the Cafeteria.
May 31, 2013 LCC Luau (Eugene, OR)
Our halau performed at the LCC Luau. The Luau was in the Longhouse on the main campus and the show was from 6:00 PM. Papa Lehua performed.
April 26, 2013 DisOrient Opening Night Reception (Eugene, OR)
Papa Lehua performed at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the University of Oregon campus as part of the 8th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival.
April 24-25, 2013 Keiki Fundraising at Dickie Jo's (Eugene, OR)
Many supported our keiki in preparing for their competition in Sacramento, CA in July by helping with the fundraiser at Dickie Jo's. Thank you Dickie Jo's for helping us with this event.
March 28, 2013 Keiki Fundraising at Papa's Pizza (Eugene, OR)
As part of our fundraising efforts, the keiki performed at Papa's Pizza.
February 16-17, 2013 Asian Celebration (Eugene, OR)
We performed at the Asian Celebration which was hosted at the Lane County Fair Grounds.


November 17, 2012 Eugene Airport (Eugene, OR)
We performed in celebration of the first Allegiant Air flight from Eugene to Honolulu.
November 16, 2012 Aloha Friday at Hodge Podge (Eugene, OR)
Many groups performed.
August 27, 2012 Seven Feathers (Canyonville, OR)
We performing at Seven Feathers.
July 21-22, 2012 George Na'ope Hula Competition (Sacramento, CA)
Many classes from the halau competed in the competition winning multiple divisions and the over all award.
Kaikamahine Solo (Malia Brost): 2nd place in kahiko and 'auana.
Kaikamahime Group: 1st place in kahiko and 'auana.
Keikikane Solo (Gavan Mindoro): 1st place in kahiko and 'auana.
Keikikane Group: 1st place in kahiko and 'auana.
Kupuna Wahine Solo (Ann Cramer): 1st place.
Kupuna Wahine Group: 2nd place.
Kupuna Kane Solo (Scott Morse): 1st place.
Kupuna Kane Group: 1st place.
June 23, 2012 Ashland Fundraising Luau (Ashland, OR)
Eugene and Ashland dancers joined together for the annual Ashland Fundraising Luau at Grizzly Peak Winery.
June 1, 2012 Solvang Retirement Center (Eugene, OR)
We performed at the Solvang Retirement Center here in Eugene.
May 30, 2012 Fox Hollow Retirement Center Show (Eugene, OR)
We had a show for the residents and staff of Fox Hollow Retirement Center.
May 19, 2012 Funraising Garage Sale (Eugene, OR)
Many people came to the halau parking lot and help support the keiki raise funds for their upcoming keiki hula competition.
May 15, 2012 Allegiant Air Performance (Eugene, OR)
We performed at the Eugene Airport in honor of the new routes Allegiant Air is establishing between Eugene and Hawaii. KVAL Coverage.
February 24, 2012 Family School Rainbow Conference (Eugene, OR)
We performed at Family School for their international cultural event.
February 18, 2012 Asian Celebration (Eugene, OR)
We performed at the Asian Celebration which was hosted at the Lane County Fair Grounds.
March 28, 2012 Keiki Fundraiser at Papa's Pizza on Coburg (Eugene, OR)
Pick up a flyer and support the keiki as they raise funds for their hula competition in July. The keiki will also be dancing around 7pm after their keiki class.


September 27 Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom concert (Springfield, OR)
One of the best known Hawaiian female vocalist, Amy Hanaialii, held a splendid live concert at the Wildish Theater in Springfield, OR. Papa Lehua had the great honor of performing a few hula numbers with Amy and her band.
August 20 Fund Raising Luau (Harrisburg, OR)
The 2nd benefit luau for our halau was held at RiverBend RV Resort in Harrisburg, OR. All classes both from Eugene and Ashland participated to support the halau. The feature guest musician was Hi'ikua, the contemporary Hawaiian trio. Each class had a wonderful opportunity to perform with their gorgeous sound.
July 29 3 Days of Aloha Hapa Haole Hula Competition (Vancouver, WA)
Wahine division : 1st place
Kupuna division : 1st place
July 23 Performance at LaVelle Vineyard (Venida, OR)
July 1 Aloha Friday at Hodgepodge (Eugene, OR)
Halau dancers were invited as the special guest of the month to the monthly Aloha Friday at Hodgepodge restaurant in Eugene. It was such a fun time to share our Aloha with family and friends in our community.
February 19 Asian Celebration (Eugene, OR)


September 15-16 Kupuna Hula Festival (Kailua-Kona, HI)
August 21-22 Umpqua Hula Festival (Roseburg, OR)
Special guest musicians : Darlene Ahuna, The Makaha Sons, Amy Hanaialii Gilliom, Na Palapalai
July 10 Evening of Aloha (Eugene, OR)
July 24 Mary Cole Celebration (Marcora, OR)
March 6 Fund Raising Luau (Harrisburg, OR)
Special guest musician : Uluwehi Guerrero
March 5 Aloha Friday at Hodgepodge (Eugene, OR)
February 20 Asian Celebration (Eugene, OR)


August 1 Roseburg Ho'ike
Ho'ike in Roseburg near Roseburg Community College.
February 13 Evening of Aloha
Performance at the Lane County Fairgrounds.