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Merrie Monarch Festival 2013


March 31 - April 6


Video From Merrie Monarch Festival 2013


Congratulations To The Winners Of

The 50th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival

Hilo, Hawaii


Judges

Cy M Bridges

Nālani Kanakaʻole

Mae Kamāmalu Klein

Noenoelani Zuttermeister Lewis

Joan S Lindsey

Kealiʻi Reichel

Kalena Silva

Overall Winner

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

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1st Place
Highest Combined Points 1,155 points

Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula (Kane)
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu

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2nd Place
Highest Combined Points 1,152 points

Halau Mohala 'Ilima (Wahine)
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu


Overall Wahine

1st Place
1,152 points Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu 

2nd Place
1,151 points Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, O'ahu & Waimanalo, O'ahu

3rd Place
1,142 points Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, Honolulu, O'ahu


Overall Kane

1st Place
1,155 points Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu 

2nd Place
1,145 pointsHalau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu

3rd Place
1,141 points Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani Gaspang
Hilo, Hawai'i



Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place

1,057 points Manalani Mili Hokoana English
Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka
Na Kumu Hula Napua Greig Makua & Kahulu Maluo
Kula, Maui

2nd Place

1,042 points Sloane Makana West
Halau Kekuaokala'au'ala'iliahi
Na Kumu Hula Brandon 'Iliahi Paredes and Joy Haunani Paredes
Wailuku, Maui

3rd Place

1,041 points Jasmine Kaleihiwa Dunlap
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, O'ahu & Waimanalo, O'ahu

4th Place

1,039 points Chalei Malianapuaonahala Pu'ulei McKee
Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, Honolulu, O'ahu

5th Place

1,033 points Whitney Pi'ilani Baldwin Schneider-Furuya
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu

Hawaiian Language Award

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

Hula Kahiko - Wahine

1st Place

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

2nd Place

568 points (tiebreaker 795 )
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, O'ahu & Waimanalo, O'ahu

3rd Place 
568 points (tiebreaker 786)
Halau Ka Lei Mokihana 'O Leina'ala
Kumu Hula Leina'ala Pavao Jardin
Kalaheo, Kauai

4th Place

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

5th Place
554 points Halau Hula Olana

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


Hula Kahiko - Kane

1st Place
566 points Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu 

2nd Place
565 points (tiebreaker 789 points) Halau Kekuaokala'au'ala'iliahi
Na Kumu Hula Brandon 'Iliahi Paredes and Joy Haunani Paredes
Wailuku, Maui 

565 points (tiebreaker 787 points) Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula La'akea Perry
Wai'anae, O'ahu 

4th Place
562 points Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani Gaspang
Hilo, Hawai'i



Hula 'Auana - Wahine

1st Place

585 points Keolalaulani Halau 'Olapa O Laka (Wahine)
Kumu Hula Aloha Dalire
He'eia, Kane'ohe, O'ahu

2nd Place
583 points Hula Halau 'O Kamuela

Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, O'ahu & Waimanalo, O'ahu

3rd Place

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

4th Place

577 Points Halau Hula Na Pua U'i O Hawai'i (Wahine)
Kumu Hula Etua Lopes
Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i

5th Place

572 points Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani Gaspang
Hilo, Hawai'i



Hula 'Auana - Kane

1st Place
589 points Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu

2nd Place
586 points Halau I Ka Wekiu

Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker &
Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu 

3rd Place
579 points Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani Gaspang
Hilo, Hawai'i 

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