Join us for a long anticipated Waiwai Collective ma Koʻolau Grand Opening on Friday, October 27, 2023, with doors opening at 4:30 pm.

Be a part of our celebration as we introduce our latest creative hub, dedicated to fostering waiwai through culture, community and commerce. This event promises a dynamic gathering of visionaries, artists, entrepreneurs, and advocates for abundant ʻāina and communities.

Enjoy ʻono Koʻolau food, refreshing ʻawa, and Koʻolau artists and retailers all while taking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape of Nā Pali Hāuliuli o Koʻolau.

This grand opening will not disappoint with live music performances by Kamakakēhau Fernandez and special guests, The Vitals, and Pō & The 4Fathers. Explore a curated selection of vendors from the Koʻolau side, including Moon Kine Tingz, Mālā Māmā Farms, Kaulumaika, and more!

Please note that this is a BYOB event, and coolers should not exceed 10 quarts in size. 


Friday: October 27th, 2023

Tickets are available at a pay-what-you-can price range of $5 to $20.

A portion of the proceeds benefiting Koʻolau ʻĀina-based organizations. Join us for a memorable evening of community and culture!

Free parking available in the Koʻolau Ballrooms parking lot with accessible parking for appropriate parties including kupuna.

Event Agenda

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Kamakakēhau Fernandez and special guests
5:45 PM – 6:00 PM – Lion Dance from Au Shaolin Arts
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM – The Vitals
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM – Pō & The 4Fathers