Merrie Monarch Festival

The Merrie Monarch [Festival 1983] : Coronation of a King

The Merrie Monarch : Coronation of a King showcases the award-winning performances from the 20th annual Merrie Monarch Festival in 1983. Narrated by Honolulu Skylark [Jacqueline Leilani Rossetti], the program features hula kahiko and ʻauana performed by: Nā Hula Puamana under the direction of Kumu Puluelo Park, Hui Hoʻoulu Aloha under the direction of Kumu Cy Bridges, Hālau ʻO Na Maoli Pua under the direction of Kumu Alicia Smith and Kumu Mae Loebenstein, Gentlemen of Maluikeao under the direction of Kumu Frank Palani Kahala, 1983 Miss Aloha Hula winner Geola Pua and the wāhine of Hālau ʻO Ka Ua Kani Lehua both under the direction of Kumu Johnny Lum Ho. Also with ʻauana performed by: Hālau ʻO Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca and the Men of Kaʻa Mea ʻO Kamakani under the direction of Kumu Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu, Jr., Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana De Silva (wāhine ʻauana), Hula Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe (kane 'auana), Hālau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua under the direction of Kumu Johnny Lum Ho, Nā Hula Puamana under the direction of Kumu Puluelo Park, and Pua Aliʻi ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Vicky Holt Takamine.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Biographical
  • Public access

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