AD
ADVERTISEMENT

Moku o Keawe International Hula Festival Awards Announced

February 26, 2019, 12:26 PM HST (Updated February 26, 2019, 12:27 PM)
×

The 2019 Moku o Keawe International Hula Festival was held from Feb. 21 through 24, at the Queens’ MarketPlace. Hula Hālau from around the world participated in this annual cultural festival.

Overall Winner Kumu Hula Lorna Lim and Hālau Kawehileimamoikawēkiuʻokohala. PC: Moku o Keawe Foundation

The results:

Wahine Group Award
1st Place – Hālau Kawehileimamoikawēkiuʻokohala, Kumu Hula Lorna Kapualiko Lim
2nd Place – Hālau Kaʻeaikahelelani, Nā Kumu Hula Kaʻea Lyons and Kahelelani Lyons
3rd Place – Hula Hālau ʻO Minoʻaka, Sensei Minoʻaka Nagamori (Japan)
Miss Pākahi Hula Waikoloa
1st Place – Hālau Nā Wai Ola, Kanoe Kahaku
2nd Place – Hālau Kawehileimamoikawēkiuʻokohala, Marley Anuhea Rivera
Makua Wahine 
1st Place – Ruri Sakai, Hālau Naleikalikoʻokalani (Japan)
2nd Place – Jana Kuʻulei Kaholoaʻa, Hālau Kawehileimamoikawēkiuʻokohala
3rd Place –  Eileen Tseng, Hālau Nā Wai Ola
Kupuna Wahine Group Award
1st Place – Ka Lei O Laka I Iapana – Ka Pā Hula O Ka ʻIeʻie (Japan)
2nd Place – Hālau Kaʻeaikahelelani
3rd Place – Hula Hālau ʻO Minoʻaka (Japan)
Kupuna Wahine Soloist
1st Place – Kaʻeuʻeu Chip, Hālau Kaʻeaikahelelani
2nd Place – Leinaʻala Jenny, Hālau Hula O Kawaimaluhia
3rd Place – Ida Kauʻilani Otake, Hālau Kawehileimamoikawēkiuʻokohala
Nā Kamalei O Moku O Keawe Keiki Hula Competition
ʻŌpio Pālua – Hālau Hula Kealiʻi O Nālani
Master Nā Kamalei ʻŌpio – Kāʻeo Yamamoto, Hālau Hula O Kealiʻi O Nālani
Group Keiki – Hālau Hula Kealʻii O Nālani
Master Nā Kamalei Keiki – Nākoa Gabriel, Hālau Hula O Ke aliʻi O Nālani
Miss Nā Kamalei ʻŌpio Wahine & Highest Score Award
1st – Manaia Manō-Underwood (Going to Tottori, Japan), Hālau Nāleipunahele
SPONSORED VIDEO

2nd – Malia Iida – Hālau Hula Kealiʻi O Nālani
3rd – Alyssa Lim-Ryder – Hālau Kawehileimamoikawēkiuʻokohala

The Highest Score Award
The highest scoring points in the solo competitions for keiki or ʻōpio will be traveling to Tottori, Japan for the Moku O Keawe International Hula Festival in August 2019.

ADVERTISEMENT

Print

Share this Article

Get Weekly Updates

Get a quick summary of what's happening on Hawaii with our weekly email of news highlights:

ARTICLE COMMENTS ( 0 )
View Comments