Other Events at the IAO

Sunday May 28, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Halau Hula Wehiwehi O Leilehua

2016 Performance of Halau Hula Wehiwehi O Leilehua at the Historic Iao Theater

For 28 years Halau Hula Wehiwehi O Leilehua, under the stewardship of Kumu Gordean Leilehua Bailey, has sought to preserve Hawaiian culture through the teaching of its arts. This year’s concert celebrates the music of Kahauanu Lake and the hula stylings of Aunty Maiki. Music by Kuliaikanuu.  We have chosen to establish a Haywood Kahauanu Lake Scholarship at St. Anthony High School.  We need your help!  This event presented by Halau Hula Wehiwehi O Leilehua.


June 2, 2017 at 7 PM

Food for Thought Concert

Tempo of the Heart Presents: A benefit concert for the Hawaiian Farmers Union United, focusing on regenerative agriculture which is an approach to food and farming systems that regenerates top soil and enhances biodiversity. A portion of each ticket will also support commercial free Mana’o Radio.  The participating artists are: Internationally acclaimed artist, Steven Von Linne; Jeordie Schekeryk (daughter of famed artist Melanie;) and Chad MacDonald; Pat Simmons, Jr (son of legendary lead guitarist for The Doobie Brothers, Pat Simmons;) The Deborah Vial Band and award winning Kanekoa.  (Click the image below for Tempo of the Heart website)