|Name Nola Nahulu||Role Conductor|
|Education Kamehameha Schools, Whitman College|
LONG STORY SHORT WITH LESLIE WILCOX: Nola Nahulu | PBS Hawaiʻi
Nola Ann Nāhulu (born November 3, 1954) is a Hawaiian choral conductor. She is the artistic director of the Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus (HYOC), as well as the Kawaiahaʻo Church Choir, Kawaiolaonāpukanileo, an a cappella Hawaiian choral ensemble, and others. She is a teacher and lecturer at UH Mānoa. Additionally, she runs Bette Muʻumuʻu, a dress manufacturer in Hawaiʻi. Nola Nāhulu is a graduate of Kamehameha Schools.
Nāhulu studied at Whitman College and the University of Hawaii at Manoa, receiving a master's degree in music education. She has served as the executive director for HYOC since 1986. With HYOC, Nahulu has directed many festivals in Hawaiʻi, such as the Na Leo Pili Mai Choral Festival and E Mele Kākou Children's Choral Festival. She also participates in the annual Pacific Rim Children's Chorus Festival every summer, and assists with the Hawaiian pieces, considered a staple of the festival.