Hula conference set for May

Hula enthusiasts from around the world are invited to celebrate the art of hula in its native surroundings at the 6th Annual International Waikiki Hula Conference, May 17-19 at the Hawai’i Convention Center. Open to dancers of all experience levels with an interest in hula, the conference will bring together hundreds of hula lovers for a weekend filled with hula, chant, history, crafts and more. The conference workshops, songs and hula will pay tribute to and celebrate the Merrie Monarch Festival’s 50th anniversary. The festival pays tribute to the legacy of King David KalÄ