Mission of the Hō‘ike Ha‘a Koa
Hō‘ike Ha‘a Koa (Dance of the Warrior Exhibition)
The mission of the Hō‘ike Ha‘a Koa is to raise community awareness, interest, and appreciation of the Ha‘a Koa as a cultural protocol with the capacity to unify, inspire, and empower the Hawaiian Community.
Associated benefits include:
- Provide kāne from every island with a venue to share their respective Ha‘a Koa.
- Provide kāne with an opportunity to gather, network, and bond.
- A flexible venue for the development and evolution of the Ha‘a Koa.
- Mana’o from expert judges to enhance group knowledge, understanding, delivery, and presentation skills of the Ha‘a Koa.
- Island residents and visitors will have the rare opportunity to experience an important component of the Hawaiian culture that is not widely known or often seen.