VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Festival: Group Hula Kahiko, Arts Fair, Entertainment

April 26, 2019, 10:08 AM HST (Updated April 26, 2019, 5:43 PM)
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Merrie Monarch Festival: Friday, April 26, 2019, Group Hula Kahiko, Arts Fair, Entertainment

The Merrie Monarch Festival continues with a week-long schedule of cultural events and activities through Saturday, April 27.

Check back for video and photo updates as events unfold.

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Merrie Monarch Invitational Hawaiian Arts Fair
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, April 24 through 26
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 27
Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium
An annual favorite, this free event features local artists, crafters and entertainment.

Hawaiian Lecture & Performance
10 a.m & 1 p.m.
‘Imiloa Astronomy Center

Grand Naniloa Events
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Marketplace at Grand Naniloa
Noon to 1 p.m., Hula by the Sea, Grand Naniloa
1 to 2 p.m., Marketplace Fashion Show, Grand Naniloa
7 to 11 p.m., Kalea Phillips ‘E Mama’ CD Release Concert & Benefit for Uncle Willie K (who has cancer)

Free Midday Entertainment Daily (Monday through Friday)
11 a.m., Entertainment at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium: Hālau I Ka Leo Ola O Nā Mamo, Pelehonuamea & Kekoa Harman
Noon, Entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel: Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa, Meleana Manuel
1 p.m., Entertainment at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel: Hālau Ha‘a Kea O Kinohi, Paul Neves

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Ikaika Marzo and Melveen Leed at the Grand Naniloa Hotel. PC: BIN
This hālau is from Osaka, Japan. PC: BIN
Kūpuna and Kåne members. PC: BIN
Kūpuna and Kåne members. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hula Hālau Ke ‘Olu Makani O Mauna Loa under Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel is the featured entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel at noon during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Musician Josh Tatofi at the Grand Naniloa Hotel.
Hālau Ha‘a Kea O Kinohi under Kumu Hula Paul Neves is the featured entertainment at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel at 1 p.m. during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hālau Ha‘a Kea O Kinohi under Kumu Hula Paul Neves is the featured entertainment at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel at 1 p.m. during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hālau Ha‘a Kea O Kinohi under Kumu Hula Paul Neves is the featured entertainment at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel at 1 p.m. during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hālau Ha‘a Kea O Kinohi under Kumu Hula Paul Neves is the featured entertainment at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel at 1 p.m. during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hālau Ha‘a Kea O Kinohi under Kumu Hula Paul Neves is the featured entertainment at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel at 1 p.m. during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Hālau Ha‘a Kea O Kinohi under Kumu Hula Paul Neves is the featured entertainment at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel at 1 p.m. during the Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Special surprise guest Melveen Leed at the Grand Naniloa Hotel during the 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Special surprise guest Melveen Leed at the Grand Naniloa Hotel during the 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
Special surprise guest Melveen Leed at the Grand Naniloa Hotel during the 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival. PC: BIN
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Group Hula Kahiko
6 p.m., Friday, April 26
Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium
Hālau hula perform ancient style dances.

TOMORROW

Grand Naniloa Events
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Marketplace at Grand Naniloa
Midnight to 4 a.m., Official Merrie Monarch After Party

Merrie Monarch Royal Parade
10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 27
Downtown Hilo
One of the festival’s most entertaining and fun events for the entire family, the parade begins and ends at Pauahi St. (Kilauea Ave. — Keawe St. — Waiānuenue Ave. — Kamehameha Ave.).

Entertainment at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium
Noon, Ke Ola Pono No Nā Kūpuna, Haunani Medeiros

Group Hula ʻAuana
6 p.m., Saturday, April 27
at the Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium
Hālau hula perform modern style dances, followed by an awards presentation for all group winners.

AWARDS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AROUND MIDNIGHT

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