Merrie Monarch Festival

36th Merrie Monarch Festival Miss Aloha Hula Competition [1999]

Broadcast recording of the 36th annual Merrie Monarch Festival Miss Aloha Hula competition, hosted by Kimo Kahoano and Paula Akana and with commentary by Manu Boyd. The dancers are: Lisa Lei Makaonaona Wuest of Hālau Kealakapawa under the direction of Kumu Michael Canopin, Leinani Kahihilaulani DeRego of Hālau Hula ʻO Hokulani under the direction of Kumu Hokulani De Rego, Keolalaulani Dalire of Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka under the direction of Kumu Aloha Dalire, Caroline Rose Kawaemakaleha Julian of Hālau Ka Waikahe Lani Mālie under the direction of Kumu Blaine Kia, Cyd Lāʻie Anahiwa Gasper of Hālau Ka Ua Kilihune under the direction of Kumu Al Makahinu Barcarse, Meleokaʻukaʻulele Hiraiwa of Kealiʻi O Nalani under the direction of Kumu Kealiʻi Ceballos, JaimeLyn Kahanakekukuiokalani Pele of Moanaʻs Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Moana Dudoit and Kumu Raquel Dudoit, Misty Māhealani ʻĀina Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca, Dawn Nāpuaʻala Abrams of Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana de Silva, Kelly Lee Kaheanani Wehrsig of Hālau O Ke Ānuenue under the direction of Kumu Glenn Kelena Vasconcellos. The winners are: The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Language Award: Misty Māhealani ʻĀina Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca. Miss Aloha Hula fourth runner up: JaimeLyn Kahanakekukuiokalani Pele of Moanaʻs Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Moana Dudoit and Kumu Raquel Dudoit. Third runner up: Dawn Nāpuaʻala Abrams of Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana de Silva. Second runner up: Lisa Lei Makaonaona Wuest of Hālau Kealakapawa under the direction of Kumu Michael Canopin. First runner up: Misty Māhealani ʻĀina Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca. And the winner of the 1999 Miss Aloha Hula is Keolalaulani Dalire of Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka under the direction of Kumu Aloha Dalire. The program includes a special segment presented by the Kumulipo Project, "Mahina: Days & Nights of Hawaiʻi." Mini segments feature students of Ke Kula Kaiapuni O ʻĀnuenue.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Public affairs

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