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Merrie Monarch Festival: Group ʻAuana, 6 PM

April 27, 2019, 5:45 PM HST
* Updated April 28, 8:56 AM
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The Group Hula ʻAuana competition is set for 6 p.m., Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium.

Hālau hula will perform modern style dances, followed by an awards presentation for all group winners.

Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leinā‘ala
Hula: Nā Mele Welo O Haleleʻa
Kumu Hula: Leinā‘ala Pavao Jardin
Moku: Kalāheo, Kaua‘i

Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leinā‘ala. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka Lā
Hula: He Maʻi Kēia Nou E Davida
Kumu Hula: Kaleo Trinidad
Moku: Honolulu, Oʻahu

Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka Lā. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hula Hālau ‘O Kamuela
Hula: He Lei Aloha No Hilo
Nā Kumu Hula: Kunewa Mook & Kau‘ionālani Kamana‘o
Home: Kalihi & Waimānalo, Oʻahu

Hula Hālau ‘O Kamuela. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Hi‘iakaināmakalehua
Hula: Pua O Ka Hēʻī
Nā Kumu Hula: Robert Keʻano Kaʻupu IV & Lono Padilla
Moku: Kalihi Kai, Oʻahu

Hālau Hi‘iakaināmakalehua. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Kekuaokalā‘au‘ala‘iliahi
Hula: He Aloha Nō ʻO Honolulu
Nā Kumu Hula: Haunani & ʻIliahi Paredes
Moku: Wailuku, Maui

Hālau Kekuaokalā‘au‘ala‘iliahi. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau O Ka Hanu Lehua
Hula: Kahi, Lua, Kolu
Kumu Hula: Kamaka Kukona
Moku: Waikapū, Maui

Hālau O Ka Hanu Lehua. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Mōhala ‘Ilima
Hula: Māpuna ka Hala o Kailua
Kumu Hula: Māpuana de Silva
Moku: Ka‘ōhao, Kailua, Koʻolaupoko, O‘ahu

Hālau Mōhala ‘Ilima. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook.

Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu
Hula: ʻAhulili
Nā Kumu Hula: William Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu ʻSonnyʻ Ching/Lōpaka Igarta-DeVera
Moku: Kapahulu, Oʻahu

Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Festival

Hālau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniākea. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Ka Lā ‘Ōnohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e
Hula: Kou Maka Uʻi
Nā Kumu Hula: Tracie & Keawe Lopes
Moku: Pūʻahuʻula, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu

Ka Lā ‘Ōnohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau I Ka Wēkiu
Hula: He Huihuina Aloha
Nā Kumu Hula: Karl Veto Baker & Michael Casupang
Moku: Pauoa, Oʻahu

Hālau I Ka Wēkiu. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Hula Olana
Hula: Ninipo
Nā Kumu Hula: Howard & Olana Ai, and Shelsea Ai Apana
Moku: Puʻuloa, Oʻahu

Hālau Hula Olana. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu
Hula: No Ke Aha Nō ʻOe
Nā Kumu Hula: William Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu ʻSonnyʻ Ching/Lōpaka Igarta-DeVera
Moku: Kapahulu, Oʻahu

Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Kawailiʻulā
Hula: Maui Nō Ē Ka ʻOi – ʻO Maui
Kumu Hula: Chinky Māhoe
Moku: Kailua, Oʻahu

Kawailiʻulā
Hula: Maui Nō Ē Ka ʻOi – ʻO Maui. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau I Ka Wēkiu
Hula: E Kuʻu Lehua Mamo
Nā Kumu Hula: Karl Veto Baker & Michael Casupang
Home: Pauoa, Oʻahu

Hālau I Ka Wēkiu. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Kawailiʻulā
Hula: Hanohano Waiehu
Kumu Hula: Chinky Māhoe
Moku: Kailua, Oʻahu

Kawailiʻulā. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani
Hula: Ka Uwila Mākēneki
Kumu Hula: Nāhōkūokalani Gaspang
Moku: Hilo, Hawaiʻi

Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Kekuaokalā‘au‘ala‘iliahi
Hula: Huelo
Nā Kumu Hula: Haunani & ʻIliahi Paredes
Moku: Wailuku, Maui

Hālau Kekuaokalā‘au‘ala‘iliahi. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine
Hula: He Manu ʻUlaʻula
Kumu Hula: Ka‘ilihiwa Vaughan-Darval
Moku: Mānoa, Oʻahu

Hālau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

 

Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Hula: Kuʻu Ipo Onaona
Nā Kumu Hula: Robert Keʻano Kaʻupu IV & Lono Padilla
Moku: Kalihi Kai, Oʻahu

Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani
Hula: Kuʻu Pualei
Kumu Hula: Nāhōkūokalani Gaspang
Moku: Hilo, Hawaiʻi

Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Kealiʻikaʻapunihonua Keʻena Aʻo Hula
Hula: Kuʻu Lei Pua ʻAwapuhi
Kumu Hula: Leimomi Ho
Moku: Pālolo, Oʻahu

Kealiʻikaʻapunihonua Keʻena Aʻo Hulai. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Ke Kai O Kahiki
Hula: Hualālai
Kumu Hula: Laʻakea Perry
Moku: Waiʻanae, Oʻahu

Ke Kai O Kahiki. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O LakaHula
Hula: Kuʻu Lei Pīkake Aloha
Kumu Hula: Keola Dalire
Moku: Heʻeia, Kāneʻohe, Oʻahu

Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O LakaHula. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Beamer Solomon Hālau O Poʻohala
Hula: Nā Uʻi O Kauaʻi
Kumu Hula: Hulali Solomon-Covington
Moku: Kohala, Hawaiʻi

Beamer Solomon Hālau O Poʻohala. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Kawaiʻulaokalā
Hula: Kaulana Nā ʻĀlapa
Kumu Hula: Keliʻi Puchalski
Moku: Kalaepōhaku, Oʻahu

Kawaiʻulaokalā. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau O Lilinoe
Hula: Kaʻū Nui
Nā Kumu Hula: Sissy & Lilinoe Kaio
Moku: Carson, California

Hālau O Lilinoe. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Kalaʻakeakauikawēkiu
Hula: Kaulana Nā Kona
Kumu Hula: Kenneth Dean Alohapumehanaokalā Victor
Moku: Kona, Hawaiʻi

Hālau Kalaʻakeakauikawēkiu. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hālau Keolakapuokalani 
Hula: Laupāhoehoe Hula
Kumu Hula: Drake Keolakapu Dudoit Delaforce
Moku: ʻĀliamanu & Nānākuli, Oʻahu

Hālau Keolakapuokalani. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Royal Court, ʻAuana Night 2019. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Royal Court, ʻAuana Night 2019. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Royal Court, ʻAuana Night 2019. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

ʻAuana Night 2019. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

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