Arizona Aloha Festival

2017 Festival artwork
  About the organization:
  • About Us
  • Leadership
  • Contact Us
  • Kokua Award
  • Other Projects

  • Find us on facebook link

    Updates also posted on our Facebook page....

    (You don't have to have a Facebook account to check us out for updates and other information.)

    A free family event in Tempe!
    Mark your calendars for
    March 11 and 12, 2017
    10 a.m.to 5 p.m.
    at Tempe Beach Park.
    WHAT'S NEW ...breaking news, updates, and opportunities

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    Volunteer button to sign up Sign up to help! Whether you want to be part of Stage Crew, making crafts at Keiki Activities, a friendly face at our Info booth, selling soda, water or raffle tickets, or joining our SWAT volunteers,
    there's always something fun to help with at Festival!
    Check our Volunteer Page for more info or
    sign up directly online. It's easy!


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    picture of kids making paper flower lei Keiki Activities for 'Make and Take' fun
    Create a paper flower lei, stamp a postcard with Polynesian designs, or make your own mini poi ball. You can also learn to play Chongka, a game popular in Guam and Saipan.
    (10a.m. to 4 p.m.)


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    Sponsored by:
    Disney Moana movie logo
    picture of ukulele students Learn to play Ukulele
    Take a free uke lesson and learn to play on our 'loaner' ukes. Our volunteers will help you learn a few chords and how to strum. You'll be playing in no time! Find our Lesson tent at Aunty Aloha's Ukulele Corner.

    For ALL ages. No musical experience necessary. (10a.m. to 4 p.m.)

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    University of Hawaii Alumni Association recruiting picture Family fun in the Ohana Village
    Ohana means family and our area has lots of fun family things to explore: outrigger canoes, rugby players, displays, clubs, and more. There's great fun to be discovered.

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    University of Hawaii Alumni Association recruiting picture Sponsor logo Aloha Air Conditioning and Plumbing
    Visit them for specials, drawings, and ideas to keep YOUR ohana cool!
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    Guest Artist: Tupou Braz
    Tupou, an accomplished interior decorator and designer, is trying to keep alive the lost art of making tapa. She will be doing demonstrations near Hale Mana'o this year.
    Stop by any time to see her display, but especially at the following times for her demonstrations:
    11:30 Making tapa
    1:00 Traditional uses fortapa
    2:30 Modern uses fortapa

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    Here's a chart listing all the Performances and Hale Mana'o topics!
    This will help you plan your Festival weekend experiences starting now! Soon we'll have the full schedules with descriptions ready and can post them too.

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    link to schedule
    Congratulations to our 2017 Kokua Awardee,Rudy Dolfo!
    Join us as we honor Rudy, whose passion for education and cultural knowledge has led to a lifetime of service.
    Help us celebrate Rudy's award at the Lakeside Stage
    on Sunday, March 11, at 1:15 p.m.
    Visit the Kokua Award page to find award criteria, a nomination packet,
    and information about other Kokua Awardees.


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    Rudy Dolfo picture

    Here's a flyer to tell you more about them...
    Like our artwork?
    Buy it on a teeshirt at our Tickets & Tees booth.
    $17 for S-XL and $20 for 2XL-3XL (while supplies last). Women's styles are also available.


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    Check out our poster!
    Click on the image for a printable pdf. You'll also find it on our Program and teeshirts.

    Our Facebook page also will have the latest info and connect with other Festival-goers.
    Watch for our Performance schedules, vendor lists, and other information to be posted
    for you to maximize your Festival experience!


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    link to printable flyer
    Picture of raffle flyer
    Will YOU win one of our trips to Maui this year?
    Kehau Chrisman and Robert Gordon did last year!

    They each won a vacation to fly over to the Valley Isle on Hawaiian Air
    and stay at the Aston Mahana at Ka'anapali
    in a one bedroom oceanfront condo for five glorious nights.

    Find out details and where to buy tickets on our Raffle Page.


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    MAHALO to our SPONSORS for 2017!

    Hawaiian Airlines logo
    Lakeside Stage

    Hawaii Flower Lei logo
    Mountain Stage

    GEICO logo and gecko
    Volunteers
    Matson logo and link to page
    Program
    Aston Mahana at Ka'anapali logo
    Raffle Donation

    Aloha Shoyu logo
    'Local Grinds' Food Court

    Sam Ash Music logo
    Aunty Aloha's Ukulele Corner

    Logo Aloha Air Conditioning & Heating
    Ohana Village

    logo CYRACOM Language Solutions
    Hale Mana'o

    link to Disney Moana movie info
    Keiki Activities

     
    How we Keep the Festival free:
  • Airline Discount
  • Donations
  • Grants
  • Raffle
  • Program ads
  • Soda, water & teeshirt sales
  • Sponsors
  • Volunteers
  •   About the Festival:
  • Media Resources
  • Aunty Aloha's Ukulele Corner
  • Hale Mana'o
  • Island Foods
  • Keiki Activities
  • Location & map
  • Marketplace
  • Ohana Village
  • Performances
  • Vendor info
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    Last Page Update: February 27, 2017 9:54 PM