Hula group dances its way to awards |

Hula group dances its way to awards

Ten members of Grass Valley hula group Ka Hale Hula O Pilialohaokalani O Hilo participated earlier this month in the Ia Oe E Ka La Hula Festival and Competition, an international event held annually in Pleasanton. The group took home two awards — a third place for group ‘auana (modern hula) and a third place for solo ‘auana, both in the kupuna (elder) ladies division. Participants pictured are, from left, Anita Coley (soloist), Carole Ching, Jan Kaufman, Judy Ballentine and DeAnna Sinclair.
Submitted by Heidi Schroeder |

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