2018 Merrie Monarch Festival Announces Miss Aloha Hula ParticipantsMarch 29, 2018, 8:15 AM HST (Updated March 29, 2018, 8:43 AM)
Merrie Monarch Festival organizers in Hilo have announced the Miss Aloha Hula participants for this year’s competition, which will take place from April 1 through 7, 2018.
The week-long festival features an internationally acclaimed hula competition, an invitational Hawaiian arts fair, hula shows and a grand parade through Hilo town.
2018 MISS ALOHA HULA PARTICIPANTS
Karl Veto Baker & Michael Casupang
William Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu “Sonny” Ching & Lōpaka Igarta-De Vera
Kauʻionālani Kamanaʻo & Kunewa Mook
Robert Kaʻupu & Lono Padilla
Nani Lim Yap
Tracie & Keawe Lopes
Johnny Lum Ho
ʻIliahi & Haunani Paredes