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Merrie Monarch Festival 2009


April 16 - April 18


Video From The Merrie Monarch Festival 2009


Congratulations To The Winners Of 

The 46th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival

Hilo, Hawaii

Judges

Alicia Smith
Joan S. Lindsey
Kalena Silva
Kimo Alama Keaulana
Nalani Kanaka'ole
Noenoelani Zuttermeister Lewis
Pat Namaka Bacon

Overall Winner

- Lokalia Montgomery Perpetual Trophy

- Sponsored trip to hula festival in Ikaho, Japan

1st Place
Highest Combined Points 1,151 points

Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Wai'anae, O'ahu

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2nd Place
Highest Combined Points 1,141 points

Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

Overall Wahine

1st Place
1,142 points Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

2nd Place
1,125 points Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu

3rd Place
1,118 pointsHalau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Rae Kahiki Fonseca
Hilo, Hawai'i

Overall Kane

1st Place
1,151 points Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Wai'anae, O'ahu

2nd Place
1,141 pointsHalau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

3rd Place
1,080 points Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu


Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place

1,064 points
Cherissa Henoheanapuaikawaokele Kane
Halau Ke'alaokamaile
Kumu Hula Keali'i Reichel
Wailuku, Maui

2nd Place

1,038 points
)C'ari Mae Kawailehua Kealoha
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu

3rd Place

1,026 pointsKaholo Kahikipi'ilani Panui
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

4th Place

1,017 pointsPohaikau'ilani Ann Nu'uhiwa
Keolalaulani Halau 'Olapa O Laka
Kumu Hula Aloha Dalire
He'eia, Kane'ohe, O'ahu

5th Place

1,005 pointsMaria Ka'iulani Kanehailua
Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Kaonohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, O'ahu

Hawaiian Language Award
46 points

Cherissa Henoheanapuaikawaokele Kane
Halau Ke'alaokamaile
Kumu Hula Keali'i Reichel
Wailuku, Maui


Hula Kahiko - Wahine

Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu

Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

2nd Place
557 points Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Rae Kahiki Fonseca
Hilo, Hawai'i

3rd Place
544 pointsHalau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu

4th Place
542 pointsHula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu

5th Place
535 points
Na Lei O Kaholoku
Na Kumu Hula Nani Lim Yap & Leialoha Lim Amina
Kohala, Hawa'i

Hula Kahiko - Kane

1st Place
567 points Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Wai'anae, O'ahu

2nd Place
551 pointsHalau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

3rd Place
511 points Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu

4th Place
507 pointsHalau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Rae Kahiki Fonseca
Hilo, Hawai'i

Hula 'Auana - Wahine

1st Place
583 pointsHula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu

2nd Place
578 points Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

3rd Place
568 pointsKa La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Kaonohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, O'ahu

4th Place
567 pointsHalau Ke'alaokamaile
Kumu Hula Keali'i Reichel
Wailuku, Maui

5th Place
566 pointsHalau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka
Na Kumu Hula Napua Greig & Kahulu Maluo-Huber
Kula, Maui

Hula 'Auana - Kane

1st Place
590 points Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

2nd Place
584 pointsKe Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Wai'anae, O'ahu

3rd Place
569 points Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu

4th Place
551 points Halau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea
Kumu Hula Kapualokeokalaniakea Dalire-Moe
Kane'ohe, O'ahu