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April 04, 2018

Three Maui Hālau Compete in Merrie Monarch Hula Festival

The competition portion of the 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Hula Festival kicks off Thursday night at the Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium in Hilo, Hawaiʻi.
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April 23, 2017

Merrie Monarch 2017 Results: Ka Lā ‘Ōnohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e Wins Title

Complete results from the 2017 Merrie Monarch Hula competition in Hilo, Hawaii: Ka Lā ‘Ōnohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e, under the direction of Nā Kumu Tracie & Keawe Lopes
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April 20, 2017

Merrie Monarch Maui Contestants Take Stage in Hilo

The 54th Annual Merrie Monarch Hula Festival kicks off tonight with solo performances in the 2017 Miss Aloha Hula competition. Three Maui dancers will take...
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October 06, 2014

Keʻalaʻiliahi 2014: A Reflection on 10 Years of Hula

"Keʻalaʻiliahi 2014 - Never Forgot(ten)," is a "celebration of all the wonderful experiences we've had on this journey, it's a celebration of all those who have influenced us and continue to do so, and it's also a huge fundraiser for our Merrie Monarch bound haumana," said Haunani Paredes.
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April 26, 2014

Maui Hālau Highlight Haleakalā and Waikapū at Merrie Monarch

The Merrie MThe Merrie Monarch Hula Festival continues at the Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium in Hilo, Hawaiʻi, with two hālau from Maui competing in the final round of competition tonight (Saturday, April 26), with ʻauana, or modern hula selections.
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April 25, 2014

Maui Hālau Compete in Hula Competition at Merrie Monarch

The week-long 51st Annual Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo on Hawaiʻi Island continues with kahiko or ancient style hula performances tonight. The competition portion of the festival got underway on Thursday night with the crowning of the new Miss Aloha Hula for 2014.
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April 07, 2013

Maui Makes Mark at 50th Merrie Monarch Hula Festival

Maui's entrants into the 50th edition of the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival finished strong in the kane and solo divisions with Hālau Kekuaokalā'au'ala'iliahi, under the direction of nā kumu hula 'Iliahi and Haunani Paredes, earning a second place finish for the Kahiko Kāne division, and a fourth place finish for the 'Auana Kāne division.
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April 16, 2012

Maui Halau Earns Honors at Merrie Monarch

Maui’s lone hālau entry in the Merrie Monarch Festival over the weekend earned several awards at the 49th annual event.
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April 13, 2012

Day 1 Results: Merrie Monarch 2012

The title of Miss Aloha Hula 2012 for the 49th Merrie Monarch Festival went to Rebecca Lilinoekekapahauomaunakea Sterling of Ka`ōhao (Lanikai), O`ahu. Sterling is a student of Kumu Māpuana de Silva and a member of Hālau Mōhala `Ilima.
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April 12, 2012

Maui Halau Makes Merrie Monarch Debut

At this year's event, Tiana-Lynn Nālani Manuel is Maui's only Miss Aloha Hula entry. She is a member of Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻiliahi, under the direction of Nā Kumu hula ʻIliahi and Haunani Paredes of Wailuku, Maui.
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November 19, 2009

VIDEO: 19th Annual Hula O Nā Keiki 2009

Keiki hula students showcased their style and grace in the 19th Annual Hula O Nā Keiki competition on Nov. 13-15 at the Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel. Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻiliahi under the direction of nā kumu hula ʻIliahi & Haunani Joy Paredes was honored with Master and Miss Overall Hula O Nā Keiki titles.
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