Merrie Monarch Festival

27th Merrie Monarch Festival Hula ʻAuana Highlights [1990]

ʻAuana highlights from the 27th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival. The 1990 festival features hula that honors King Kalākaua and also King Kamehameha IV (Alexander Liholiho), his wife Queen Emma, and son Prince Albert Edward Kauikeaouli Kaleiopapa. This reel highlights the hālau who placed in the ʻauana category in the kane and wāhine division. Winners for the wāhine division: Fourth place: Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu hula Māpuana de Silva Third place: Hālau Hula Olana under the direction of Kumu hula Olana and Howard Aʻi Second place: Hālau ʻO Nā Maoli Pua under the direction of Kumu hula Alicia Smith, segment includes an interview of Kumu Smith First place: Hālau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu hula Ray Fonseca Winners for the kāne division: Third place: Hui Hoʻoulu Aloha under the direction of Kumu hula Cy Bridges, segment includes an interview with Kumu hula Bridges Second place: Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu hula Ray Fonseca, segment includes interview with Kumu Fonseca First place: Hālau 'O Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe, segment includes an interview with Kumu Mahoe Video also includes 1990 Miss Aloha Hula Natalie Noelani Aʻi's ʻauana performance (Hālau Hula Olana under the direction of Kumu hula Olana and Howard Ai), and an encore of nā kumu hula dancing on the stage with George Naʻope.

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Languages: English

Genres

  • Documentary

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