51st Annual Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Competition Results:

MISS ALOHA HULA

1. Ke’alohilani Tara Eliga Serrao, Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha’eha’e, Kumu Hula Tracie and Keawe Lopes, 1,142
2. Kilioulaninuiamamaohoopiiwahinekapualokeokalaniakea Lai, Keolalaulani Halau ‘Olapa O Laka, Kumu Hula Aloha Dalire, 1,089
3. Sarah Kapuahelani Sterling, Halau Mohala ‘Ilima, Kumu Hula: Mapuana de Silva, 1,082
4. Amber Kanoelani Rosenberg, Halau Na Mamo O Pu’uanahulu, Kumu Hula William Kahakuleilehua Haunu’u “Sonny” Ching & Lopaka Igarta-De Vera, 1,079
5. Nicole Nalani Ishibashi, Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leina’ala, Kumu Hula Leina’ala Pavao Jardin, 1,076

OVERALL

1. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La – Kumu Kaleo Trinidad; Honolulu, Oahu; 1,194 points
2. Ka La Onohi Mai O Ha’eha’e – Kumu Tracie and Keawe Lopes; Pu’ahu’ula, Ko’olaupolo, Oahu; 1,178 points
3. Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka – Kumu Napua Greig; Kula, Maui; 1,172 points

OVERALL WAHINE

1. Ka La Onohi Mai O Ha’eha’e – Kumu Tracie and Keawe Lopes; Pu’ahu’ula, Ko’olaupolo, Oahu; 1,178 points
2. Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka – Kumu Napua Greig; Kula, Maui; 1,172 points
3. Hula Halau O Kamuela – Kumu Kau’ionalani Kamana’o and Kunewa Mook; Kalihi and Waimanalo, Oahu; 1,167 points

OVERALL KANE

1. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La – Kumu Kaleo Trinidad; Honolulu, Oahu; 1,194 points
2. Kawaili’ula – Kumu Chinky Mahoe; Kailua, Oahu; 1,169 points
3. Halau Na Mamo O Pu’uanahulu – Kumu William Kahakuleilehua Haunu’u “Sonny” Ching and Lopaka Igarta-De Vera; Honolulu, Oahu; 1,163 points

WAHINE HULA KAHIKO

1. Ka La Onohi Mai O Ha’eha’e – Kumu Tracie and Keawe Lopes; Pu’ahu’ula, Ko’olaupolo, Oahu; 585 points
2. Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka – Kumu Napua Greig; Kula, Maui; 579 points
3. Hula Halau O Kamuela – Kumu Kau’ionalani Kamana’o and Kunewa Mook; Kalihi and Waimanalo, Oahu; 570 points
4. Halau Mohala ‘Ilima – Kumu Mapuana de Silva; Ka’ohao, Oahu; 567 points
5. Halau I Ka Wekiu – Kumu Karl Veto Baker and Michael Lanakila Casupang; Pauoa, Oahu; 561 points

KANE HULA KAHIKO

1. Kawaili’ula – Kumu Chinky Mahoe; Kailua, Oahu; 590 points
2. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La – Kumu Kaleo Trinidad; Honolulu, Oahu; 585 points
3. Halau Na Mamo O Pu’uanahulu – Kumu William Kahakuleilehua Haunu’u “Sonny” Ching and Lopaka Igarta-De Vera; Honolulu, Oahu; 578 points
4. Halau I Ka Wekiu – Kumu Karl Veto Baker and Michael Lanakila Casupang; Pauoa, Oahu; 576 points

WAHINE HULA ‘AUANA

1. Hula Halau O Kamuela – Kumu Kau’ionalani Kamana’o and Kunewa Mook; Kalihi and Waimanalo, Oahu; 597 points
2. Ka La Onohi Mai O Ha’eha’e – Kumu Tracie and Keawe Lopes; Pu’ahu’ula, Ko’olaupolo, Oahu; 593 points (tie-breaker)
3. Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka – Kumu Napua Greig; Kula, Maui; 593 points
4. Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leina’ala – Kumu Leina’ala Pavao Jardin; Kalaheo, Kauai; 590 points
5. Halau Hula Olana – Kumu Olana and Howard Ai; Pu’uloa, Oahu; 588 points

KANE HULA ‘AUANA

1. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La – Kumu Kaleo Trinidad; Honolulu, Oahu; 609 points
2. Halau Hula ‘O Kahikilaulani – Kumu Nahokuokalani Gaspang; Hilo, Hawaii; 586 points
3. Halau Na Mamo O Pu’uanahulu – Kumu William Kahakuleilehua Haunu’u “Sonny” Ching and Lopaka Igarta-De Vera; Honolulu, Oahu; 585 points (tie-breaker)
4. Halau Kekuaokala’au’ala’iliahi – Kumu ‘Iliahi and Haunani P aredes, Wailuku, Maui; 585 points

The week long Merrie Monarch Festival and Hula Competition takes place annually on the Big Island of Hawaii, in the town of Hilo. www.merriemonarch.com