54th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Competition winners list

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Here is the list of winners at the 54th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Competition, Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Edith Kanaka‘ole Multi-Purpose Stadium, Hilo:

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Here is the list of winners at the 54th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Competition, Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Edith Kanaka‘ole Multi-Purpose Stadium, Hilo:

OVERALL

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

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

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 (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 (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 (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 (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

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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

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