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Merrie Monarch Festival 2012


April 12 - April 14


Video From Merrie Monarch Festival 2012


Congratulations To The Winners Of

The 49th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival

Hilo, Hawaii


Judges

Cy M Bridges
Wayne Keahi Chang
William “Sonny” Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu Ching
Nālani Kanakaʻole
Mae Kamāmalu Klein
Noenoelani Zuttermeister Lewis
Nathan Napoka

Overall Winner

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

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1st Place
Highest Combined Points 1,147 points

Halau I Ka Wekiu (Kane)
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu

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2nd Place
Highest Combined Points 1,139 points

Halau O Ke 'A'ali'i Ku Makani (Wahine)
Kumu Hula Charles Albert Manu'aikohana "Manu" Boyd
Kane'ohe, O'ahu


Overall Wahine

1st Place
1,139 points Halau O Ke 'A'ali'i Ku Makani
Kumu Hula Charles Albert Manu'aikohana "Manu" Boyd
Kane'ohe, O'ahu

2nd Place
1,136 points Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu

3rd Place
1,125 pointsHalau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu

Overall Kane

1st Place
1,147 points Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu 

2nd Place
1,133 pointsHalau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu 

3rd Place
1,117 points Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu


Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place
1,074 points
Rebecca Lilinoekekapahauomaunakea Sterling
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu

2nd Place

1,063 points
Keahiahi Sharon Long
Ka Pa Hula 'O Kauanoe 'O Wa'ahila
Kumu Hula Maelia Loebenstein-Carter
Ka'imuki, Honolulu, O'ahu

3rd Place

1,056 pointsBrandi Pu'uwainani Hart
Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, O'ahu

4th Place

1,054 pointsSarah Kamaleialohaikapolionamakua Noyle
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu

5th Place

1,045 pointsTiana-Lynn Nalani Manuel
Halau Kekuaokala'au'ala'iliahi
Na Kumu Hula Brandon 'Iliahi Paredes and Joy Haunani Paredes
Wailuku, Maui

Hawaiian Language Award 
Keahiahi Sharon Long

Ka Pa Hula 'O Kauanoe 'O Wa'ahila
Kumu Hula Maelia Loebenstein-Carter
Ka'imuki, Honolulu, O'ahu


Hula Kahiko - Wahine 

1st Place

573 points Halau O Ke 'A'ali'i Ku Makani
Kumu Hula Charles Albert Manu'aikohana "Manu" Boyd
Kane'ohe, O'ahu

2nd Place

560 points Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu

3rd Place

557 points Halau Hula Olana
Na Kumu Hula Olana A'i & Howard A'i
Pu'uloa, 'Aiea, O'ahu

4th Place

556 points Halau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea
Kumu Hula Kapualokeokalaniakea Dalire-Moe
Kane'ohe, O'ahu

5th Place
554 points (tiebreaker winner)

Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, O'ahu 


Hula Kahiko - Kane

1st Place
569 points Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu 

2nd Place
565 points Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu 

3rd Place
552 points Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu 

4th Place
544 pointsHalau Kekuaokala'au'ala'iliahi
Na Kumu Hula Brandon 'Iliahi Paredes and Joy Haunani Paredes
Wailuku, Maui


Hula 'Auana - Wahine 

1st Place

576 pointsHalau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu

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

3rd Place
569 points Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, O'ahu

4th Place

568 Points Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leina'ala
Kumu Hula Leina'ala Pavao Jardin
Kalaheo, Kauai

5th Place

566 points (tiebreaker winner)
Halau O Ke 'A'ali'i Ku Makani
Kumu Hula Charles Albert Manu'aikohana "Manu" Boyd
Kane'ohe, O'ahu


Hula 'Auana - Kane

1st Place
578 points Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu 

2nd Place
568 points Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu 

3rd Place
565 points Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu

4th Place
547 points Halau Kekuaokala'au'ala'iliahi
Na Kumu Hula Brandon 'Iliahi Paredes and Joy Haunani Paredes
Wailuku, Maui