Heiva I Kaua`i - International Tahitian Dance Competition

2016 Heiva I Kaua`i Ia Orana Tahiti Program

Saturday, August 6
Sunday, August 7

Saturday, August 6

10 AM

M.C. Cathy Teri`ipaia introduces Iona Teri`ipaia for opening prayer, introduce Committee.

Welcome by Mayor Carvalho

10:15 – 10:30 AM Introduce (M.C.) Ra`atira of competition and exhibition groups. Introduce competition judges, house drummers
10:30 – 11:00 AM

Solo Competition Junior Division. (41 solos) Age groups 4–9

11:00 – 11:10 AM

commercial break

11:00 AM – 12:10 PM Solo Competition Junior Division. Age groups 9–12.
12:10 – 12:20 PM

commercial break

12:20 – 12:30 PM Junior Division Dance-off.
12:30 – 1:15 PM Lunch Break
1:15 – 2:00 PM

Exhibition - Te Vai Ura Nui (Includes audience dance contest)

2 PM Close Silent Auction
2:00 – 3:45 PM

Solo Competition Senior Division. (64 solos) Ages 13–40+

3:45 PM

commercial break

3:50 PM

Senior Division Dance-off

4:00 – 4:20 PM

Exhibition – Fire Knife Dancing – Michael Drake `ohana

4:30 – 5PM Fashion Show, Tahitian adornments by Firipi
5 PM Close

Sunday, August 7

10 AM M.C. Cathy Teri`ipaia introduces Iona Teri`ipaia for opening prayer. Introduce Ra`atira and groups by name.
10:15 – 10:40 AM

Ahupurotu, Tava Nui from Maui

10:40 – 10:50 AM

commercial break

10:50 – 11:15 AM

Aparima: Kalakeke Pacific Island Dance Company, California

11:15 – 11:30 AM

commercial break

11:30 – 12:00 AM

Drumming, Otea,: Te` E `A O Te Turama from Kona

12:00 – 12:20 PM

Fire Knife Dance, Drake `Ohana

12:20 – 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 – 1:20 PM

Ahupurotu: Ia Ora o Tahiti Nui from Ewa Beach, O`ahu

1:20 – 1:40 PM

Ahupurotu: Te` E `A O Te Turama

2 PM Close Silent Auction
1:40 – 2:20 PM Otea, Aparima, Drumming, Youth Otea-Aparima: Tava Nui
2:20 – 2:30 PM

commercial break

2:30 – 2:50 PM Drumming, Ia Ora O Tahiti Nui
2:50 – 3:30 PM Exhibition – Te Vai Ura Nui
3:30 – 4:15 PM Coconut husking and grating contest – Sponsor: GEICO
Conducted by Director of Judges, Ione Teri`ipaia.
4:30 PM Awards and Closing

 

Committee: Heiva I Kaua`i; Tepairu Manea, Stella Miyoshi, Ray Carpenter, Olinda Higashi, Shirlee Ozaki, Pat Finberg, Jo Manea, Bev Pang, Patty Kaliher, Valerie Saiki.

Judges: Director of Judges Iona Teri`ipaia; Camelia Temanaha, Henry Taeza, Kaili Francisco, Pualani Avaeoru.

Auditors: Linda Summers, Sue Craig, Carol Beardsley, Ellie Gorman.

Sponsors: Hawai`i Tourism Authority, County of Kaua`i, GEICO

Business Supporters: Tikiri Polynesian Instruments, Kaua`i Nursery and Landscaping, Kapa`a Rotary, Summers Realty, Kamoa Ukulele, Plantation Hale Resort, Pono Market, The Computer Hospital, Hendrik Verhaagen, Kaua`i Skin Clinic, Mermaid's Café, Paradise Beauty Salon and Spa, Safeway Kapa`a, Sole Mates, Tropical Tantrum, Vicky's Fabric, Olympic Café, Ola Massage, KIKO, Crush Botique, Cost U Less, Calabash Wearabel Wood, Air Ventures Hawaii, Precious Creations.

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