Pau Hana Years : 16th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival part 2; 1979
In this episode of Pau Hana Years, Charlotte Simmons attends the 1979 16th annual Merrie Monarch Festival at the Hoʻoulu Tennis Stadium [Edith Kanakʻole Tennis Stadium] in Hilo, honoring Kumu Hula Henry Moikehaokahiki Pa. Part 2 of this episode highlights hula kahiko performances of the wahine and kāne divisions, and the Miss Aloha Hula competition. Simmons interviews festival founder George Lanakilakekiahialiʻi Naʻope about the festival inception.
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