The 50th Merrie Monarch Announces the Participants for the 2013 Merrie Monarch Festival

The 50th Merrie Monarch announced its participants in the 2013 Merrie Monarch Festival.

Photos from the Merrie Monarch Site

Photos from the Merrie Monarch Site

Oʻahu Island

1.  Hālau Hula Olana  (Wahine)
Olana and Howard Ai
Puʻuloa, Oʻahu

2.  Hālau I Ka Wēkiu  (Kāne & Wahine)
Karl Veto Baker and Michael Casupang
Pauoa, Oʻahu

3.  Ka Pā Hula O Ka Lei Lehua  (Kāne)
Snowbird Bento
Honolulu, Oʻahu

4.  Ka Pā Hula ʻO Kauanoe ʻO Waʻahila  (Wahine)
Maelia Loebenstein Carter
Kaimukī, Oʻahu

5.  Hālau O Nā Pua Kukui (Kāne)
Ed Collier
Kalihi, Oʻahu

6.  Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka  (Kāne & Wahine)
Aloha Dalire
Heʻeia, Oʻahu and Hilo, Hawaiʻi

7. Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima  (Wahine)
Māpuana de Silva
Kaʻōhao, Hawaiʻi

8. Hālau Ke Kia‘i A O Hula (Wahine)
Kapiʻolani Haʻo
Kalihi and Kapālama, Oʻahu

9.  Keali‘ika‘apunihonua Ke‘ena A‘o Hula  (Wahine)
Leimomi Ho
Honolulu, Oʻahu

10.  Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela  (Wahine)
Kauʻionalani Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimānalo, Hawaiʻi

11.  Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai O Haʻehaʻe  (Wahine)
Tracie and Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, Oʻahu

12.  Kawailiʻula (Kāne)
Chinky Māhoe
Kailua, Oʻahu

13. Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻaʻiliahi (Kāne)
Laʻakea Perry
Wailuku, Maui

14. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka Lā (Kāne & Wahine)
Kaleo Trinidad
Honolulu, Oʻahu

15. Hālau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine (Wahine)
Kaʻilihiwa Vaughn-Darval
Mānoa, Oʻahu

Hawaiʻi Island

16.  Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani  (Kāne & Wahine)
Nāhōkū Gaspang
Hilo, Hawaiʻi

17.  Hālau Hula Nā Pua Uʻi O Hawaiʻi  (Wahine)
Etua Lopes
Kailua Kona, Hawaiʻi

18. Hālau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua (Wahine)
Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawaiʻi

19. Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻaʻiliahi (Wahine)
Glenn Kelena Vasconcellos
Hilo, Hawaiʻi

Merrie Monarch Dance

Maui Island

20. Hālau O Ke Ānuenue (Wahine)
Nāpua Makua and Kahulu Maluo
Wailuku, Maui

21. Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻaʻiliahi (Kāne)
ʻIliahi and Haunani Paredes
Kula, Maui

Merrie Monarch Dance

Kauaʻi Island

22. Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leināʻala (Wahine)
Leināʻala Pavao Jardin
Kalāheo, Kauaʻi

23. Healani’s Hula Hālau (Wahine)
Beverly Apana Muraoka
Kapaʻa, Kauaʻi

Merrie Monarch Dance

California

24.  Hālau Kealiʻi O Nālani (Wahine)
Kealiʻi Ceballos
Los Angeles, Caifornia

25. Academy of Hawaiian Arts (Kāne)
Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu
Oakland, California

26. Hālau ʻO Lilinoe (Wahine)
Sissy and Lilinoe Kaio
Carson, California

Kumu and Judges for the 50th Annual 2013 Merrie Monarch (Click for larger image)

Kumu and Judges for the 50th Annual 2013 Merrie Monarch (Click for larger image)

Judges

  • Cy Bridges
  • Nālani Kanakaʻole
  • Mae Kamāmalu Klein
  • Joan S. Lindsey
  • Noenoelani Zuttermeister Lewis
  • Kealiʻi Reichel
  • Kalena Silva

For more information about the festival see here: 2013 Merrie Monarch