3 Days of Aloha
July 26 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 7:00 pm
3 Days of Aloha in the Pacific Northwest
If you’ve traveled over the ocean to make a new home in the Northwest, it is special to take time and gather, celebrating the rich culture you bring with you. The 3 Days of Aloha is looked forward to in Clark County, as well as among Hawaiians and indigenous people who live in the area.
Hula and Craft Workshop
Hula dancers, Ukelele, Hawaiian featherwork, fresh lei making techniques, and more! Plus, take a field trip to Fort Vancouver.
Thursday Night Pa’ina
July 26, 6-9pm
It’s a party at Gaiser Hall Student Center at Clark College! There will be hula, Hawaiian music, food and drink for purchase. Free event for all ages.
Hapa Haole Hula Competition
This free event includes solo and group Hula competitions, using the hapa-haole musical tradition.
Aunty Deva 5K Aloha Fun Run/Walk
This fun is named for Aunty Deva Yamashiro, who passed from cancer last year. Enjoy a fun run or walk, and children are invited to attend as well.
Ho’ike and Hawaiian Festival
July 28, 10am-7pm
Over 10,000 visitors attend the Saturday festival, visiting with vendors in Esther Short Park, enjoying kids activities, arts and crafts, raffles, hula dancers and Polynesian singers, and more! Bring a blanket or low back chair to sit and enjoy the presentations from stage, or take a walk. This event is free and fun for the whole family!
As a NW Native, Ashley is a fan of the beauty, creativity and history of the region. And as a mom of two, she also loves finding new family-friendly things to do all over the NW. Ashley Whitham is the Director of Marketing at USA River Cruises and Best of the Northwest.
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