Iā ʻOe E Ka Lā Hula Competition & Festival
"Hula is the language of the heart and therefore the heartbeat of the Hawaiian People"
King David Kalakaua
November 1-3 2019
Alameda County Fairgrounds
The Iā ʻOe E Ka Lā Hula Competition & Festival is the oldest hula festival held outside of the State of Hawai'i. The competition and festival attracts thousands visitors annually and celebrates Hawaiian culture and traditions through solo and group hula competition, arts and crafts, and food, which is vital to sharing the traditions, values and art of the Hawaiian culture with the world.