Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner...Melveen Leed danced Hi'ilawe for Uncle which he receprocated with an impromptu Hula
Dancers from Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani presented him with na ho'okupu of Kahili made of na palapalai and uki grass
All of his students who are Now Na Kumu Hula did a small gift in hula with their own halau.
Hauoli La Hanau ...UNCLE GEORGE NA'OPE.
A celebration with friends, family, and na halau from all over the world was held at the Ho'oulu Park Butler Building. How ironic because his "Grogg Shoppe" for Merrie Monarch was originated there.