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The 53rd annual Merrie Monarch Festival’s group hula kahiko (ancient hula) competition featured 29 performances — wahine and kane — Friday night at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Multi-Purpose Stadium in Hilo.

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The 53rd annual Merrie Monarch Festival’s group hula kahiko (ancient hula) competition featured 29 performances — wahine and kane — Friday night at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Multi-Purpose Stadium in Hilo.

The evening of hula continued beyond press time for today’s edition.

All competing halau will perform hula ‘auana (modern hula) tonight.

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Kahiko, ‘auana and overall (combined) scores will be tabulated and winners will be announced following tonight’s performances.

The Tribune-Herald website will have a competition recap and list of winners early Sunday morning.

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