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Deadline Is Oct. 17 To Enter Hula Competition

Deadline is Oct. 17 for hula halau to enter the Ke’alohi Hula Competition, a feature of Waimea Valley’s third annual Makahiki Festival.

The festival is slated for Nov. 15 in the park’s upper meadow, with the hula competition starting at 10 a.m. in the amphitheater. In addition to the contest, there will be exhibitions by hula halau Makana a’ ke Aloha and Ke Kai O Kahiki, live music, local vendors, cultural activities, traditional Hawaiian games and competitions, workshops and more.

Kamaaina and military will receive 50 percent off general admission ($10) for the festival, with valid ID.

For more information or to enter the competition, call 638-7766.