Merrie Monarch

Friday, March 26, 2021

Merrie Monarch Festival Moves Forward

The development of rigorous safety guidelines and a television broadcast plan will allow for the safe return of the Merrie Monarch Festival after it was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saturday, November 28, 2020

No Tickets to be Issued for Merrie Monarch Festival in 2021

Organizers and sponsors are working together on options for holding the Merrie Monarch Festival in 2021 amid the looming COVID-19 pandemic.
Sunday, April 28, 2019

Merrie Monarch Festival Awards 2019

Winners of Merrie Monarch week’s hula events were awarded as follows…
Saturday, April 27, 2019

Merrie Monarch Festival: Group ʻAuana, 6 PM

The Group Hula ʻAuana competition is set for 6 p.m., Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium.
Saturday, April 27, 2019

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Royal Parade

The Merrie Monarch Festival’s Royal Parade is set to begin at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2019, through Downtown Hilo.
Saturday, April 27, 2019

Merrie Monarch Festival: Saturday, April 27, Parade, Group ʻAuana

The Merrie Monarch Royal Parade begins at 10:39 a.m.; Group ʻAuana at 6 p.m.
Friday, April 26, 2019

PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Festival: Group Hula Kahiko

The Group Hula Kahiko is set for 6 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2019, at Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium.
Friday, April 26, 2019

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

The Merrie Monarch Festival continues with a week-long schedule of cultural events and activities through Saturday. Group Hula Kahiko will be featured tonight.
Friday, April 26, 2019

VIDEO & PHOTOS: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center Celebrates Merrie Monarch

Performances celebrating the Merrie Monarch Festival will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019, at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center is Hilo.
Thursday, April 25, 2019

PHOTOS: Taizha Keakealani Hughes-Kaluhiokalani is New Miss Aloha Hula

Taizha Keakealani Hughes-Kaluhiokalani won the title of Miss Aloha Hula Thursday, April 25, 2019, at Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium in Hilo, Hawa‘i.
Thursday, April 25, 2019

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Invitational Hawaiian Arts Fair Continues

The Merrie Monarch Invitational Hawaiian Arts Fair takes place through Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.
Thursday, April 25, 2019

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Festival, Miss Aloha Hula, Free Entertainment, Art Fair

The Miss Aloha Hula competition will be held today, in addition to the continuing free, midday entertainment and Arts Fair.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Festival Hōʻike, April 24

An exhibition of hōʻike hula and folk dance from around the Pacific begins at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, at the Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium; no tickets required.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Festival: April 24, Entertainment, Art Fair, Hōʻike

The Merrie Monarch Invitational Hawaiian Arts Fair begins today and the evening will feature Hōʻike performances.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Festival’s Hawai‘i Fashion Showcase

The Hawai‘i Fashion Showcase is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23, at the Grand Naniloa Resort, featuring some of Hawai‘i’s most prominent designers.
Monday, April 22, 2019

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Festival: April 23, Free Midday Entertainment

Free Midday Entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel (noon )and at the Hawaiian Hotel (1 p.m.).
Sunday, April 21, 2019

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Festival, April 22, Free Midday Entertainment

Free Midday Entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel (noon) and at the Hawaiian Hotel (1 p.m.).
Saturday, April 20, 2019

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Merrie Monarch Festival: April 21, Hoʻolauleʻa

The Merrie Monarch Festival kicks off on Sunday, April 21, with a Hoʻolauleʻa (celebration) at 9 a.m. at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.
Friday, April 19, 2019

Lyft Offers Merrie Monarch Festival Discounted Rides

Lyft will offer discounted rides to and from Edith Kanakaole Stadium from April 21 to 27, 2019.
Monday, April 15, 2019

Merrie Monarch Traffic Pattern Begins April 24

In conjunction with the 56th annual Merrie Monarch Festival, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Kalanikoa Street in Hilo.
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