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Special Event

2017 Sacred Music Festival - April 21-30, Schedule TBA

Schedule from Last Year's Festival:

Venue - Polestar Gardens - April 20-24, 2016

The Fifth Annual Sacred Music Festival is open to all lovers of kirtan, sacred music, bhakti, meditation, fun and spiritual community in Hawaii. Children and families are especially invited and included!



Format: 5-day celebration
Pre-registration required: No (limited accommodations)
Accommodations: Tent, Tent Cabin, Shared and Private Rooms
Event Cost: Starting at $300 for 4 nights of food, lodging, and passes to all events.

Tent: $300
Per Day Cost: Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door, $15/meal (or bring your own picnic food) (no drugs or alcohol permitted)

TICKETS: http://www.polestarmusic.net/sacred-music-festival/

Please contact us for accommodation information and reservations: (808)430-8009

Schedule of Events

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Unity & the Band of Angels, Kirtan and Potluck

The Festival officially begins with an opening evening kirtan, a traditional potluck with the Polestar "Ohana" greater community and festival attendees. Dinner will be followed by a performance by Unity and the Band of Angels!

5:45 - 7:00 - Opening Kirtan
7:00 - 7:30 - Potluck Dinner
7:30 - 9:00 - Performance by Unity and the Band of Angels

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Mary Isis, Hope Medford, Hula & Workshops

Festival workshops include Hula, harmonium, ukulele, The Power of Sacred Music. Concert performances by headlining acts Mary Isis and Hope Medford featuring special guest performance by Maya Bando!

6:00 - 7:15 - Pranayam, Chanting & Meditation
7:15 - 8:00 - Breakfast
8:15 - 9:30 - Morning Circle
10  - 11:30 - Workshop - The Power of Sacred Music
12  - 12:30 - Music Meditation
12  -    1:30 - Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 - Workshops - Ukelele 1, Harmonium 1
4:00            - Workshop - Hula
5:30 - 6:30 - Evening Sadhana
6:30 - 7:15 - Dinner
7:15 - 8:15 - Concert - Mary Isis with Maya Bando
8:30 - 9:30 - Concert - Hope Medford

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Fireside Kirtan Dance, Music & Yoga Workshops

Morning workshops include percussion & mantra yoga with music workshops following in the afternoon. Babette Ackin of Indian Classical Music Circle of Hawaii will lead a Raga Workshop with Doug Fox on Bansuri flute.

6:00 - 7:15 - Pranayam, Chanting & Meditation
7:15 - 8:00 - Breakfast
8:15 - 9:30 - Morning Circle
9:45-10:45 - Workshop - Percussion
11:30-12:15- Workshop - Vedic Mantra Yoga
12:15-12:30- Music Meditation
12:30-1:30 - Lunch
1:45 - 2:45 - Harmonium 2 & Ukelele 2
3 :00 - 4:30 - Workshop - Raga Workshop
4:30            - Outdoor Sports & Games - Volleyball
5:30 - 6:30 - Evening Sadhana
6:30 - 7:15 - Dinner
7:30 - 9:00 - Fireside Kirtan Dance

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Maha Kirtan, Keiki Kirtan and Workshops

A great day for children and adults begins with a sacred motion workshop in the morning followed by a keiki kirtan with instruments, dance and asana - fun for all ages! In the afternoon, the Maha Kirtan commences with six continuous hours of soothing musical vibrations.

6:00 - 7:15 - Pranayam, Chanting & Meditation
7:15 - 8:00 - Breakfast
8:15 - 9:30 - Morning Circle
9:00 - 10:00
10:15-11:15 - Keiki Kirtan
11:30-12:30 - Workshop - Sacred Motion
12:30-1:15 - Lunch
5:30 - 6:30 - Evening Sadhana
6:30 - 7:15 - Dinner
3:00 - 9:00 - Maha Kirtan

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Festival Showcase Concert, Morning Workshop

6:00 - 7:15 - Pranayam, Chanting & Meditation
7:15 - 8:00 - Breakfast
9:00-10:00 - Workshop - The Healing Power of Music
11:00-3:00 - Showcase Concert
(At the Hawaii Center for Spiritual Living in HPP)

Flyer from Last Year's Festival


A map & directions to the festival at Polestar are listed on the following page; please click here: MAP