Merrie Monarch Festival

27th Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Kahiko [1990]

Broadcast recording of the 27th annual Merrie Monarch Festival hula kahiko night. The 1990 contest mele is "Mele Inoa O Ka Lani O Kahakuohawaiʻi" in honor of Prince Albert Edward Kauikeaouli Kaleiopapa a Kamehameha. Hosted by Kimo Kahoano and Honolulu Skylark [Jacqueline Leilani Rossetti], the 1990 program's lineup for the wāhine division includes performances by: Hālau Hula ʻO Mililani under the direction of Kumu Mililani Allen, Hālau O Ke Ānuenue under the direction of Kumu Glenn Kelena Vasconcellos, Healani's Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Beverly Muraoka, Nā Lei o Kaholokū under the direction of Kumu Nani Lim Yap and Kumu Leialoha Lim Amina, Kaulana Nā Pua ʻO Hawaiʻi under the direction of Kumu Ehulani Lum, Hui Hoʻoulu Aloha under the direction of Kumu Cy Bridges, Kealiʻikaʻapunihonua Keʻena Aʻo Hula under the direction of Kumu Leimomi Ho, Ladies of Kāhanākealoha under the direction of Kumu Frank [Palani] Kahala, Pukalani Hula Hale under the direction of Kumu Nina Maxwell and Kumu Hiʻilei Maxwell, Hālau Hula Olana under the direction of Kumu Olana Aʻi and Kumu Howard Aʻi, Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka under the direction of Kumu Aloha Dalire, Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca, Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook, Pukaʻikapuaokalani Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Ellen Castillo, and Hālau ʻO Nā Maoli Pua under the directon of Kumu Alicia Smith. The 1990 program's lineup for the kāne division includes performances by: Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook, Hālau Ka Ua Kilihune under the direction of Kumu Al Makahinu Barcarse, Nā Pua Me Kealoha under the direction of Kumu Sissy Kaio, Kealiʻikaʻapunihonua Keʻena Aʻo Hula under the direction of Kumu Leimomi Ho, Gentlemen of Maluikeao under the direction of Kumu Frank [Palani] Kahala, and Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe. Also with highlights from Miss Aloha Hula winner Natalie Noelani Aʻi.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Public affairs

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