Merrie Monarch Festival

34th Merrie Monarch Festival Miss Aloha Hula Competition [1997 Broadcast recording]

Broadcast recording of the 34th annual Merrie Monarch Festival Miss Aloha Hula competition. Hosted by Kimo Kahoano and Paula Akana, the 1997 program starts with the recognition of the judges: Cy Bridges, Elaine Kaopuiki, Robert Cazimero, Noenoe Zuttermeister Lewis, George Naope, Victoria Holt Takamine, Ed Colier, Patience Namaka Bacon. The dancers were: Kami Kamakahukilani Goeas of Hālau Hula Olana under the direction of Kumu Olana Aʻi and Kumu Howard Aʻi Shawn Kaleionalani Chu of Hālau O Ke Ānuenue under the direction of Kumu Glenn Kelena Vasconcellos Kealohapauʻole Hoʻomana of Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka under the direction of Kumu Aloha Dalire Malia Hiʻiakaikawenaokeao Stender of Ka Pā Hula o Kauanoe o Waʻahila under the direction of Kumu Mae Ulalia Long Loebenstein Kuʻuipo Ochmann of Hālau Hula Nā Pua Uʻi O Hawaiʻi under the direction of Kumu Etua Lopes Napualanimekamaileokaʻala Nakoa of Hālau Ka Ua Kilihune under the direction of Kumu Al Makahinu Barcarse Erin Malia Williams of Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca Kehaulani Enos of Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana de Silva Tricia Lehuanani De Jesus of Pukaʻikapuaokalani Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Ellen Castillo Uʻilani Maeda of Kealiʻi O Nalani under the direction of Kumu Keali'i Ceballos Angela Liwa of Pukalani Hula Hale under the direction of Kumu Nina Maxwell and Kumu Hiʻilei Maxwell-Juan The winners of the 34th annual Merrie Monarch Festival Miss Aloha Hula competition are announced by Kimo Kahoano and Paula Akana. Fourth runner-up goes to Kami Kamakehukilani Goeas of Hālau Hula Olana under the direction Kumu Olana Aʻi and Kumu Howard Aʻi. Third runner-up is Erin Malia Williams of Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca. Second runner-up is Malia Hiʻiakaikawenaokeao Stender of Ka Pā Hula o Kauanoe o Waʻahila under the direction of Kumu Mae Ulalia Long Loebenstein. First runner-up goes to Kealohapauʻole Hoʻomana of Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka under the direction of Kumu Aloha Dalire. The winner of the 1997 Miss Aloha Hula is Kehaulani Enos of Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana de Silva. In a tie, Hoʻomana and Enos also win the Lokalia Montgomery Award for Hawaiian language.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Documentary

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