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2015 Merrie Monarch: Overall Results

April 12, 2015, 9:49 AM HST
* Updated April 12, 9:50 AM
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The 52nd Annual Merrie Monarch Hula Festival wrapped up Saturday night with the Group Hula ‘Auana & Awards, while Friday performers participated in Group Hula Kahiko.

On Thursday Jasmine Kaleihiwa Dunlap of Hula Halau ‘O Kamuela won the Miss Aloha Hula competition with her performance of He Kau No Hi‘iakaikapoliopele.

Taking the festival’s overall honors was Halau Na Kamalei O Liliehua,  under the direction of kumu Robert Uluwehi Cazimero. The halau took the top spot with 1,210 points.

Below are the complete results of the 52nd Annual Merrie Monarch Hula Festival:

Wahine Kahiko

  • Hula Halau ‘O Kamuela, kumu Kau’ionalani Kamana’o and Kunewa Mook, 603
  • Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka, kumu Napua Greig, 596
  • Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha’eha’e, kumu Tracie and Keawe Lopes, 589
  • Halau Na Mamo O Pu’uanahulu, kumu Sonny Ching and Lopaka Igarta-De Vera, 587, Tie breaker points 816
  • Halau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea, kumu Kapua Dalire-Moe, 587, Tie breaker points 815
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Wahine Auana

  • Halau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine, kumu Ka’ilihiwa Vaughan-Darval, 600
  • Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka, kumu Napua Greig, 591
  • Halau Na Mamo O Pu’uanahulu, kumu Sonny Ching and Lopaka Igarta-De Vera, 590
  • Hula Halau ‘O Kamuela, kumu Kau’ionalani Kamana’o and Kunewa Mook, 589
  • Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha’eha’e, kumu Tracie and Keawe Lopes, 588
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Wahine Overall

  • Hula Halau ‘O Kamuela, kumu Kau’ionalani Kamana’o and Kunewa Mook, 1,192
  • Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka, kumu Napua Greig, 1,187
  • Halau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine, kumu Ka’ilihiwa Vaughan-Darval, 1,179

Kane Kahiko

  • Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La, kumu Kaleo Trinidad, 600, Tie breaker points 841
  • Halau Na Kamalei O Lililehua, kumu Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, 600, Tie breaker points 832
  • Halalu Hula ‘O Kahikilaulani, kumu Nahokuokalani Gaspang, 599, Tie breaker points 838
  • Kawaili’ula, kumu Chinky Mahoe, 599, Tie breaker points 838
  • Halau Na Mamo O Pu’uanahulu, kumu Sonny Ching and Lopaka Igarta-De Vera, 594

Kane Auana

  • Halau Na Kamalei O Lililehua, kumu Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, 610
  • Halalu Hula ‘O Kahikilaulani, kumu Nahokuokalani Gaspang, 602
  • Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La, kumu Kaleo Trinidad, 601
  • Halau Na Mamo O Pu’uanahulu, kumu Sonny Ching and Lopaka Igarta-De Vera, 597
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Kane Overall

  • Halau Na Kamalei O Lililehua, kumu Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, 1210
  • Halau Hula ‘O Kahikilaulani, kumu Nahokuokalani Gaspang, 1201
  • Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La, kumu Kaleo Trinidad, 1201

 

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