MAIN EVENT OVERVIEW

The beauty of Hawaii will blow your mind! Come experience the legendary islands of the pacific with an unparalleled experience of culture and a natural beauty! This will be the dance vacation of a lifetime as you zouk in paradise!

Program

Thursday Nov. 15th 2018- Pre-Festival Celebrations

Dukes Day

The Hawaiian watersports day, AKA “DUKES DAY,” is a celebration of the warm blue Kai (ocean), a celebration of the legendary Duke Kahanamoku, the Waikiki Beach boys & our love of the ocean!

Time: 2-6pm

Meeting Location: Duke Kahanamoku Statue in Waikiki on Kalakaua Avenue

Purpose: Try the Hawaiian Sport of Outrigger Paddle Canoe Surfing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding or Long Board Surfing with fellow festival dancers.

Cost: Reserve ahead of time! Activity costs can be found on festival website.

Cost: Free for everyone

Pre Party

Time:  9pm-2am

Location: Nextdoor in Chinatown

43 North Hotel Street, Honolulu, HI 96817

www.nextdoorhi.com

Cost: $20. Tickets sold at door. Not included with Full Pass. Includes after party at Sakura. Patrons get one night bracelets.

Theme: Dress to Impress

After Party

Time: 2am-4am

Location: Sakura

184 N. King Street, Honolulu 96817

Cost:.Free with pre-party bracelet or $10 cash at door

Friday Nov 16, 2018

1st Day- Congress Workshop/ Performances/ Social Dancing

Workshops: 11am-4pm.

9am- Registration Table opens

Location: Sheraton- Waikiki

2255 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815

www.sheraton-waikiki.com

Social Dancing: 9pm- 2am in the Kahuku Ballroom

Party Theme: Hawaiian Wear

Saturday Nov 17, 2018

2nd Day- Congress Workshop/ Performances/ Social Dancing

Workshops: 9:30am-4pm.

9am- Registration Table opens

*** 11am-1pm  Hula Experience. Part 1

Location: Sheraton- Waikiki

2255 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815

www.sheraton-waikiki.com

Social Dancing: 9pm- 2am in the Kahuku Ballroom with Performances

Party Theme: Brazilian Colors

After Party: 2am-5am @ Sakura. 184 N. King Street, Honolulu.

$10. Not included in festival pass.

Sunday Nov 18, 2018

3rd Day- Congress Workshop/ Performances/ Social Dancing

Workshops: 9:30am-4pm.

9am- Registration Table opens

*** 11am-1pm- Hula Experience- Part 2

*** 11am-1pm- DJ Course with Kakah

Location: Sheraton- Waikiki

2255 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815

www.sheraton-waikiki.com

Social Dancing: 9pm- 2am in the Kahuku Ballroom @ Sheraton Hotel

Party Theme: White Party

Sunset Hula Performance

Watch your fellow dancers perform a special sunset Hula.

Time: 5pm

Location: Queens Beach look for Zouk in Hawaii Festival Shirts located near the public bathrooms.

Cost: open to all. Free

Monday Nov 19, 2018

Pirate Dockside Boat party

Time: 3pm-5pm

Location: Kewalo Basin

Cost: $15/person for dock party only or is included with boat trip price

BYOB/BYO Food

Parking: Kewalo Basin parking lot. Metered parking.

***ALL DRINKS MUST BE CONSUMED OUT OF A PLASTIC CONTAINER****

Pirate Ship Sunset Cruise and Dock Party

Time: 5pm-6:30pm. CHECK IN: 4:30pm. BOAT DEPARTS ON TIME. If you are not miss departure, money will not be refunded and the boat will not come back to get you.

***If you purchase a Cruise party it INCLUDES the dock party. Do not need to buy both passes***

Cost: $59.00USD on festival tickets. MUST PRE PAY.

Location: Kewalo Basin. Look for the pirate ship along the waterfront pier.

Bring with you: Food and Drinks. BYOB.

Parking: Kewalo Basin metered parking.

***ALL DRINKS MUST BE CONSUMED OUT OF A PLASTIC CONTAINER****

WORKSHOPS SCHEDULE

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Performances by international artists of the highest caliber:

  • William & Paloma – Brazil – Zouk
  • Celeste- Hula
  • Xtine- Seattle