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Merrie Monarch Festival 2011


April 24 - April 30


Congratulations To The Winners Of

The 48th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival

Hilo, Hawaii


Judges

Cy M Bridges
Hōkūlani Holt
Nālani Kanakaʻole
Mae Klein
Joan S. Lindsey
Kalena Silva
Noenoelani Zuttermeister


Overall Winner

- Lokalia Montgomery Perpetual Trophy
- Sponsored trip to hula festival in Ikaho, Japan

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1st Place
Highest Combined Points 1,163 points

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

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2nd Place
Highest Combined Points 1,152 points

Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, Oʻahu


Overall Wahine

1st Place
1,163 points Halau Ke'alaokamaile
Kumu Hula Keali'i Reichel
Wailuku, Maui

2nd Place
1,152 points Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu

3rd Place
1,129 points Halau O Ke 'A'ali'i Ku Makani
Kumu Hula Manu Boyd
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu


Overall Kane

1st Place
1,142 points Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Wai'anae, O'ahu

2nd Place
1,140 points Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, Oʻahu 

3rd Place
1,125 points Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani Gaspang
Hilo, Hawaiʻi


Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place

1,071 points
Tori Hulali Canha
Halau Ke'alaokamaile
Kumu Hula Keali'i Reichel
Wailuku, Maui

2nd Place

1,068 points
Manalani Mili Hokoana English
Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka
Na Kumu Hula Napua Greig Makua & Kahulu Maluo-Huber
Kula, Maui

3rd Place

1,054 points Makanani Akiona
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, Oʻahu

4th Place

1,049 points Chelsea Kēhaulani Tacub
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, Oʻahu

5th Place

1,041 points Maria Ka‘iulani Kanehailua
Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Kaonohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes Kahauiki, Oʻahu

Hawaiian Language Award

Puanani Ashley Reis-Moniz
Ka Pa Hula O Ka Lei Lehua
Kumu Hula Snowbird Puananiopaoakalani Bento
Honolulu, Oʻahu


Hula Kahiko - Wahine

1st Place
584 points Halau Ke'alaokamaile
Kumu Hula Keali'i Reichel
Wailuku, Maui 

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

3rd Place
561 points Halau O Ke 'A'ali'i Ku Makani
Kumu Hula Manu Boyd
Kane'ohe, O'ahu 

4th Place
560 points Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Kaonohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes Kahauiki, Oʻahu 

5th Place
559 points Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka
Na Kumu Hula Napua Greig Makua & Kahulu Maluo-Huber
Kula, Maui


Hula Kahiko - Kane

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

2nd Place
555 points Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu

3rd Place
552 points Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani Gaspang
Hilo, Hawaiʻi 

4th Place
551 points Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu


Hula 'Auana - Wahine


1st Place

592 points Halau Ke'alaokamaile
Kumu Hula Keali'i Reichel
Wailuku, Maui

2nd Place
579 points Halau Mohala 'Ilima 

Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu

3rd Place

575 points Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu

4th Place

569 points (tiebreaker 793 points) Halau O Ke 'A'ali'i Ku Makani
Kumu Hula Manu Boyd
Kane'ohe, O'ahu

5th Place

569 points (tiebreaker 788 points) Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, Oʻahu 


Hula 'Auana - Kane

1st Place
585 points Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, Oʻahu 

2nd Place
576 points Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, Oʻahu 

3rd Place
573 points Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani Gaspang
Hilo, Hawaiʻi 

4th Place
572 points Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Wai'anae, O'ahu