Hilo, Hawaii –

OVERALL WINNER

1. Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e, kumu hula Tracie and Keawe Lopes, Oahu (wahine), 1168 points

2. Halau Hi‘iakainamakalehua, kumu hula Robert Ke‘ano Ka‘upu IV and Lono Padilla, Oahu (wahine), 1163 points

3. Kawaili‘ula, kumu hula Chinky Mahoe, Oahu (kane), 1148 points

KANE OVERALL (Men)

1. Kawaili‘ula, kumu hula Chinky Mahoe, Oahu (kane), 1148 points

2. Halau I Ka Wekiu, kumu hula Karl Veto Baker and Michael Casupang, Oahu, 1133 points

3. Halau Kekuaokala‘au‘ala‘iliahi, kumu hula Haunani and ‘Iliahi Paredes, Maui, 1132 points

WAHINE OVERALL (Women)

1. Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e, kumu hula Tracie and Keawe Lopes, Oahu (wahine), 1168 points

2. Halau Hi‘iakainamakalehua, kumu hula Robert Ke‘ano Ka‘upu IV and Lono Padilla, Oahu (wahine), 1163 points

3. Hula Halau ‘O Kamuela, kumu hula Kau‘ionalani Kamana‘o and Kunewa Mook, Oahu, 1143 points

KANE KAHIKO (Men’s ancient hula)

1. Kawaili‘ula, kumu hula Chinky Mahoe, Oahu, 580 points

2. Halau Hula ‘O Kahikilaulani, kumu hula Nahokuokalani Gaspang, Hilo, 566 points

3. Ke Kai ‘O Kahiki, kumu hula La‘akea Perry, Oahu, 562 points

4. Kawai‘ulaokala, kumu hula Keli‘iho‘omalu Puchalski, Oahu, 558 points

KANE ‘AUANA (Men’s modern hula)

1. Halau I Ka Wekiu, kumu hula Karl Veto Baker and Michael Casupang, Oahu, 584 points

2. Halau Kekuaokala‘au‘ala‘iliahi, kumu hula Haunani and ‘Iliahi Paredes, Maui, 581 points

3. Kawaili‘ula, kumu hula Chinky Mahoe, Oahu, 568 points

4. Ke Kai ‘O Kahiki, kumu hula La‘akea Perry, Oahu, 567 points

WAHINE KAHIKO (Women’s ancient hula)

1. Halau Hi‘iakainamakalehua, kumu hula Robert Ke‘ano Ka‘upu IV and Lono Padilla, Oahu, 590 points

2. Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e, kumu hula Tracie and Keawe Lopes, Oahu, 589 points

3. Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leina‘ala, kumu hula Leina‘ala Pavao Jardin, Kauai, 584 points

4. Halau Mohala ‘Ilima, kumu hula Mapuana de Silva, Oahu, 576 points

5. Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka, kumu hula Napua Greig, Maui

WAHINE ‘AUANA (Women’s modern hula)

1. Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e, kumu hula Tracie and Keawe Lopes, Oahu, 579 points

2. Halau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine, kumu hula Ka‘ilihiwa Vaughan-Darval, Oahu, 578 points

3. Halau Hi‘iakainamakalehua, kumu hula Robert Ke‘ano Ka‘upu IV and Lono Padilla, Oahu, 573 points

4. Hula Halau ‘O Kamuela, kumu hula Kau‘ionalani Kamana‘o and Kunewa Mook, Oahu, 571 points

5. Halau Hula O Kauhionamauna, kumu hula Denise Kahuionamauna Kia Ramento, Oahu, 566 points


Miss Aloha Hula
1. Kelina Kiyoko Ke‘ano‘ilehua Tiffany Eldredge of Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua, Nā Kumu Hula Lono Padilla & Robert Ke‘ano Ka‘upu IV. (Eldredge also took home the Hawaiian Language Award in the solo competition), 1075, 1499, 18.6 points

2. Julyen Machiko Kaloke Kaluna of Hula Hālau ‘O Kamuela, 1075, 1499, 18.4 points

3. Chelei Kameleonalani Kahalewai of Kawaili‘ula, 1024 points

4. Amanda Hiwalei Aliser of Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leina‘ala, 1015 points

5. Miriam Anuhea Kamakanaokealoha Hokoana Arakawa, of Hālau Nā Lei Kaumaka O Uka, 1006 points


Merrie Monarch 2017 Judges:
Ainsley Halemanu, Rachel Lahela Ka‘aihue, Pualani Kanaka‘ole Kanahele, Etua Lopes, Pi‘ilani Lua, Keali‘i Reichel and Kalena Silva.