Polynesian Connection – The Hula Connection (Leinani Hula Hui’ana) presents a day of Polynesian culture, live entertainment, music, dance, food, drink and hands-on educational experiences for participants of all ages! This exciting event will be offered from 10AM to 4PM at Baby Beach, to span the entire grassy area. Activities include cultural demonstrations, Polynesian displays, fun-filled activities for children and adults such as lei-making, ‘fire’ knife and hula/Tahitian dancing, poi-ball twirling, air-brush tattoos and unique face-painting and coconut husking, to name a few! A ‘kau kau’ (food) area offers a taste of Polynesian local favorites – - Spam Musubi, Hawaiian plate lunch, shave ice and more!!
In the evening, enjoy an authentic luau at the OC Sailing and Events Center from 5:30 – 9 PM. Experience or relive the unforgettable sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of beautiful Polynesia! Cost for the luau will be advised in a subsequent Calendar release. FREE shuttle service is available to both locations. Proceeds will benefit DANCE for AUTISM. Come join us to live ALOHA!