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Merrie Monarch Festival Awards 2019

April 28, 2019, 8:33 AM HST
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Merrie Monarch Festival Royal Court. PC. Sen. Kaiali’i Kahele

This is the last day of the Merrie Monarch Festival’s week-long schedule of cultural events and activities.

Winners of the week’s hula events were awarded as follows:

WAHINE OVERALL
1ST (1190) Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela
2ND (1174) Hālau Nā Mamo O Pu‘uanahulu
3RD (1172) Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻiliahi

KANE OVERALL
1ST (1163) Kaleo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
2ND (1160) Kawailiʻulā
3RD (1157) Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani

OVERALL WINNERS
1ST (1190) Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela
2ND (1174) Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu
3RD (1172) Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻiliahi

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Hoʻomaikaʻi Hula Hālau ‘O Kamuela – 1st Place Wahine Kahiko & 1st Place Overall
Nā Kumu Hula: Kunewa Mook & Kau‘ionālani Kamana‘o

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

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Hoʻimaikaʻi Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu – 2nd Place Wahine Kahiko, 2nd Place Overall
Nā Kumu Hula: William Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu ʻSonnyʻ Ching/Lōpaka Igarta-DeVera

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

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hālau Mōhala ‘Ilima- 3rd Place Wahine Kahiko
Kumu Hula: Māpuana de Silva

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

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hālau Kekuaokalā‘au‘ala‘iliahi – 4th Place Wahine Kahiko, 3rd Place Overall
Nā Kumu Hula: Haunani & ʻIliahi Paredes

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

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Hoʻomaikaʻi Ka Lā ‘Ōnohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e – 5th Place Wahine Kahiko
Nā Kumu Hula: Tracie & Keawe Lopes

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

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hālau Kekuaokalā‘au‘ala‘iliahi -1st Place Wahine ʻAuana, 3rd Place Wahine Overall
Nā Kumu Hula: Haunani & ʻIliahi Paredes

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

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hula Hālau ‘O Kamuela – 2nd Place Wahine ʻAuana
Nā Kumu Hula: Kunewa Mook & Kau‘ionālani Kamana‘o

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

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hālau Hi‘iakaināmakalehua – 3rd Place Wahine ʻAuana
Nā Kumu Hula: Robert Keʻano Kaʻupu IV & Lono Padilla

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

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hālau I Ka Wēkiu – 4th Place Wahine ʻAuana
Nā Kumu Hula: Karl Veto Baker & Michael Casupang

Hālau I Ka Wēkiu. PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani – 1st Place Kāne ʻAuana
Kumu Hula: Nāhōkūokalani Gaspang

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu – 2nd Place ʻAuana Kāne
Nā Kumu Hula: William Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu ʻSonnyʻ Ching/Lōpaka Igarta-DeVera

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

Hoʻomaikaʻi Kawaiʻulaokalā – 3rd Place ʻAuana Kāne
Kumu Hula: Keliʻi Puchalski

Hoʻomaikaʻi Kawaiʻulaokalā. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hoʻomaikaʻi Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka Lā – 1st Place Kāne Kahiko, 1st Place Kāne Overall
Kumu Hula: Kaleo Trinidad

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

Hoʻomaikaʻi Kawailiʻulā – 2nd Place Kāne Kahiko, 2nd Place Kāne Overall
Kumu Hula: Chinky Māhoe

Hoʻomaikaʻi Kawailiʻulā. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hālau Nā Mamo O Pu‘uanahulu – 3rd Place Kāne Kahiko
Nā Kumu Hula: William Kahakuleilehua Haunu‘u “Sonny” Ching & Lōpaka Igarta-De Vera

Hoʻomaikaʻi Hālau Nā Mamo O Pu‘uanahulu. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

Hoʻomaikaʻi Kawaiʻulaokalā – 4th Place Kāne Kahiko
Kumu Hula: Keliʻihoʻomali Puchalski

Hoʻomaikaʻi Kawaiʻulaokalā. (Click to enlarge) PC: Merrie Monarch Facebook

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