Miss Aloha Hula 2022

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Piʻikea Kekīhenelehuawewehiikekauʻōnohi Lopes walks with her parents and kumu hula Tracie and Keawe Lopes after being named as Miss Aloha Hula at the 2022 Merrie Monarch Festival on Thursday night. Lopes represents halau Ka Lā ʻOnohi Mai O Haʻehaʻe and scored 1,168 points.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Auliʻionapualokekuonaona Jon-Marie Hisayo Faurot from halau ‘O Kamuela walks with her kumu to accept second place in the Miss Aloha Hula competition on Thursday.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Piʻikea Kekīhenelehuawewehiikekauʻōnohi Lopes hugs judge Nalani Kanaka'ole after being named as Miss Aloha Hula.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Rosemary Kaʻimilei Kamoai-Strickland, Miss Aloha Hula 2021, performs before giving away the title on Thursday.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Kyleigh Hokuao Manuel-Sagon walks with kumu from Halau Kekuaokala‘au‘ala‘iliahi to accept fourth runner up for Miss Aloha Hula on Thursday.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald The King and Queen enjoy performances during the Miss Aloha Hula competition.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Judges watch the Miss Aloha Hula competition.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Judges watch the Miss Aloha Hula competition.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Halau Kawai‘ulaokala watch Hiʻilei Lanikauakapukapuokeanuenue Puchalski perfrom in the Miss Aloha Hula competition.

After a night of competition Thursday, Piʻikea Kekīhenelehuawewehiikekauʻōnohi Lopes from halau Ka Lā ʻOnohi Mai O Haʻehaʻe was named as Miss Aloha Hula at the 2022 Merrie Monarch Festival.