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VIDEO & PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Festival Hōʻike, April 24

April 24, 2019, 2:25 PM HST
* Updated April 25, 7:30 AM
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The Merrie Monarch Festival continues with a week-long schedule of cultural events and activities through Saturday, April 27.

Hōʻike Performances
6 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium
An exhibition night of hula and folk dance from around the Pacific.
The performances are free to the public, no tickets required.

VIDEO: Awhina, Kirimaaku Kihi and Rawiri Thompson. VC: Darde Gamayo

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VIDEO: Hawai‘i Art and Culture Association of Korea, Juyeong Kim, Jung Mi Jung & Hyunwoo Moon. VC: Darde Gamayo

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VIDEO: Cupiit Yurartet, Linda Ayagarak-Daney, Maxine Ayagarak-Joseph, Buz Daney, Gregory Teve & Asa Daney. VC: Darde Gamayo

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VIDEO: The Royal Court is entering at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. After the Royal Court enters, Hālau O Kekuhi took the stage lead by Nālani Kanaka‘ole Zane. VC: Darde Gamayo

VIDEO: The gates opened, letting hundreds into Merrie Monarch Hōʻike Night on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. VC: Darde Gamayo

The line for the Merrie Monarch Festival’s Hōʻike performances started at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. PC: BIN

The line for the Merrie Monarch Festival’s Hōʻike performances started at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. PC: BIN

Hōʻike Performance Schedule
6 p.m., Entrance of Royal Court
6:15 p.m., National Anthem/Hawai‘i Pono‘ī – Christy Leainā‘ala Lassiter
6:25, p.m., Pule – Kahu Kaunaloa Boshard
6:30 p.m., Hālau O Kekuhi – Nālani Kanaka‘ole Zane
7:10 p.m., Cupiit Yurrartet – Linda Ayagarak-Daney, Maxine Ayagarak-Joseph, Buz Daney, Gregory Teve & Asa Daney
7:30 p.m., Hawai‘i Art and Culture Association of Korea – Juyeong Kim, Jung Mi Jung & Hyunwoo Moon
8:10 p.m., Awhina – Kirimaaku Kihi & Rawiri Thompson

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