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Merrie Monarch Festival 2014


April 20 - April 26


Congratulations To The Winners Of

The 51th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival

Hilo, Hawaii


Judges

Cy M Bridges

Nālani Kanakaʻole

Noenoelani Zuttermeister Lewis

Kealiʻi Reichel

Kalena Silva

Alicia Smith

Vicky Holt Takamine


Overall Winner

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

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1st Place
Highest Combined Points 1,194 points

Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La (Kane)
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu

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2nd Place
Highest Combined Points 1,178 points

Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e (Wahine)
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes and Keawe Lopes
Puahu'ula, Kane'ohe, Ko'olaupoko, O'ahu

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3rd Place
Highest Combined Points 1,172 points

Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka (Wahine)
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawai'alaka'oionapuaopi'ilani "Napua" Nakasone Greig Makua Kula, Maui


Overall Wahine

1st Place
1,178 pointsKa La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e (Wahine)
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes and Keawe Lopes
Puahu'ula, Kane'ohe, Ko'olaupoko, O'ahu

2nd Place
1,172 points Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, O'ahu & Waimanalo, O'ahu

3rd Place
1,167 pointsHalau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka (Wahine)
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawai'alaka'oionapuaopi'ilani "Napua" Nakasone
Greig Makua Kula, Maui


Overall Kane

1st Place
1,155 points Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La (Kane)
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu

2nd Place
1,169 pointsHalau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu 

3rd Place
1,163 points Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Na Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching and
Joseph Lopaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, O'ahu



Miss Aloha Hula
1st Place

1,142 points
Ke'alohilani Tara Eliga Serrao
Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes and Keawe Lopes
Puahu'ula, Kane'ohe, Ko'olaupoko, O'ahu

2nd Place

1,089 points
Ashley Kilioulaninuiamamaoho'opi'iwahinekapualokeokalaniakea "Kili" Lai
Keolalaulani Halau 'Olapa O Laka
Kumu Hula Aloha Wong Dalire
He'eia, Kane'ohe, O'ahu

3rd Place

1,082 pointsSarah Kapuahelani Sterling
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Leslie Mapuana "Mapu" Howell de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, Ko'olaupoko, O'ahu

4th Place

1,079 pointsAmber Kanoelani Rosenberg
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Na Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching and
Joseph Lopaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, O'ahu

5th Place

1,076 pointsNicole Nalani Ishibashi
Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leina'ala
Kumu Hula Leina'ala Pavao Jardin
Kalaheo, Kaua'i

Hawaiian Language Award
49 points

Ke'alohilani Tara Eliga Serrao
Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes and Keawe Lopes
Puahu'ula, Kane'ohe, Ko'olaupoko, O'ahu


Hula Kahiko - Wahine

1st Place

585 points Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes and Keawe Lopes
Puahu'ula, Kane'ohe, Ko'olaupoko, O'ahu

2nd Place

579 points Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawai'alaka'oionapuaopi'ilani "Napua" Nakasone Greig Makua
Kula, Maui

3rd Place

570 points  Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani "Kau'i" Kamana'o and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, O'ahu and Waimanalo, O'ahu

4th Place

567 points Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Leslie Mapuana "Mapu" Howell de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, Ko'olaupoko, O'ahu

5th Place
561 points Halau I Ka Wekiu

Na Kumu Hula Karl Kamaluikauakokoha'aheoinapali "Veto" Baker and
Michael Nalanakila'ekolu "Lanakila" Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu


Hula Kahiko - Kane

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

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

3rd Place
578 points Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Na Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching and
Joseph Lopaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, O'ahu 

4th Place
576 points Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Kamaluikauakokoha'aheoinapali "Veto" Baker and
Michael Nalanakila'ekolu "Lanakila" Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, O'ahu



Hula 'Auana - Wahine

1st Place

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

2nd Place
593 points (tiebreaker winner by 2 points)

Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Ka'onohilani Farias Lopes and Keawe Lopes
Puahu'ula, Kane'ohe, Ko'olaupoko, O'ahu

3rd Place

593 points Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawai'alaka'oionapuaopi'ilani "Napua" Nakasone
Greig Makua
Kula, Maui

4th Place

590 Points Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leina'ala
Kumu Hula Leina'ala Pavao Jardin
Kalaheo, Kaua'i

5th Place

588 points Halau Hula Olana
Na Kumu Hula Olana Kaipo A'i and Howard A'i
Pu'uloa, 'Aiea, O'ahu


Hula 'Auana - Kane

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

2nd Place
586 points Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani "Nahoku" Gaspang
Hilo, Hawai'i 

3rd Place
585 points (tiebreaker winner by 8 points)
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Na Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching and
Joseph Lopaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, O'ahu 

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