Merrie Monarch Festival

34th Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Kahiko [1997 Broadcast recording]

Broadcast recording of the 34th annual Merrie Monarch Festival hula kahiko night. Hosted by Kimo Kahoano and Paula Akana, the 1997 program begins with the Royal Court featuring Kuʻulei Ahuna as Moʻi Kane, Faith Lani Calles-Paulo as Moʻi Wahine, and Alaʻamoe Kuikahi as Lady-in-Waiting. The judges are recognized: Cy Bridges, Elaine Kaopuiki, Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, Noenoelani Zuttermeister Lewis, George Lanakilakekiahialiʻi Naope, Victoria Holt Takamine, Ed Collier, Patience Namaka Wiggin Bacon. The 1997 program's lineup for the wāhine division includes performances by: Pukaʻikapuaokalani Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Ellen Castillo, Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe, Pukalani Hula Hale under the direction of Kumu Nina Maxwell and Kumu Hiʻilei Maxwell-Juan, Hālau Hula Nā Pua Uʻi O Hawaiʻi under the direction of Kumu Etua Lopes, Ka Pā Hula Hawaiʻi under the direction of Kumu Kahaʻi Topolinski, Hālau Hula Olana under the direction of Kumu Olana Aʻi and Kumu Howard Aʻi, Nā Lei o Kaholokū under the direction of Kumu Nani Lim Yap and Kumu Leialoha Lim Amina, Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana de Silva, Hālau O Ke Ānuenue under the direction of Kumu Glenn Kelena Vasconcellos, Nā Hula O Kaohikukapulani under the direction of Kumu Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza, Hālau Kealakapawa under the direction of Kumu Michael Canopin, Nā Mele Hula ʻOhana under the direction of Kumu Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu, Kealiʻi O Nalani under the direction of Kumu Kealiʻi Ceballos, Moana's Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Moana Dudoit and Kumu Raquel Dudoit, 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 1997 program's lineup for the kāne division includes performances by: Nā Mele Hula ʻOhana under the direction of Kumu Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu, Hālau Hula ʻO Hokulani under the direction of Kumu Hokulani De Rego, Hālau Ka Ua Kilihune under the direction of Kumu Al Makahinu Barcarse, Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook, Kealiʻi O Nalani under the direction of Kumu Keali'i Ceballos, Hālau Hula o Kukunaokalā under the direction of Kumu John Kaʻimikaua, Ka Pā Hula Hawaiʻi under the direction of Kumu Kahaʻi Topolinski, Hālau Kealakapawa under the direction of Kumu Michael Canopin, 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

  • Dance

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