Merrie Monarch Festival

31st Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Kahiko [1994]

Broadcast recording of the 31st annual Merrie Monarch Festival hula kahiko night. Hosted by Kimo Kahoano and Paula Akana, the 1994 program begins with the entrance of the Royal Court that starts with the King's Guard, then Pu sounded by Mahiai Moniz, Mana Manasas, and Shawn Manasas, followed by Puloʻiloʻu held by Palani Hayashida and Kahili held by Chris Tupua, Joe Correa, August Diaz, and Chuck Nunes. Winona Kauanoe Kaupiko Higa is Queen, and Warren Kaniela Dela Cruz is King. The judges are recognized. The 1994 program's lineup for the wāhine division includes performances by: Nā Hula O Kaohikukapulani under the direction of Kumu Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza, Hālau Hula Olana under the direction of Kumu Olana Aʻi and Kumu Howard Aʻi, Hula Hālau O Lilinoe under the direction of Kumu Sissy Kaio, Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe, Lehua Dance Co. under the direction of Kumu Kaulana Kasparovitch, Hālau O Ke Ānuenue under the direction of Kumu Glenn Kelena Vasconcellos, Pukaʻikapuaokalani Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Ellen Castillo, Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana de Silva, Hālau Hula Nā Pua Uʻi O Hawaiʻi under the direction of Kumu Etua Lopes, Moana's Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Moana Dudoit and Kumu Raquel Dudoit, Pukalani Hula Hale under the direction of Kumu Nina Maxwell and Kumu Hiʻilei Maxwell-Juan, Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu under the direction of Kumu Sonny Ching, Ka Pā Hula o Kauanoe o Waʻahila under the direction of Kumu Mae Ulalia Long Loebenstein, Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka under the direction of Kumu Aloha Dalire, and Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook. The 1994 program's lineup for the kāne division includes performances by: Nāpuanāninonāpalionākoʻolau under the direction of Kumu Sunday Mariteragi and Kumu Keith Awai, Hālau Hula ʻO Hokulani under the direction of Kumu Hokulani De Rego, The Men of Ka Wai Kahena under the direction of Kumu Noʻeau Tagalog, Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook, Nā Wai Ehā o Puna under the direction of Kumu Kihanuilulumoku Thaddius Wilson [Thaddeus Wilson] and Kumu O'Brian Eselu [O'Brien Eselu], Nā Pua Me Kealoha under the direction of Kumu Sissy Kaio, Hālau Hula Olana under the direction of Kumu Olana Aʻi and Kumu Howard Aʻi, Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca, and Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Documentary

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