Merrie Monarch Festival

35th Merrie Monarch Festival Miss Aloha Hula, first hour [1998]

This is the first 90 minutes of the broadcast recording of the 35th annual Merrie Monarch Festival Miss Aloha Hula competition, hosted by Kimo Kahoano and Paula Akana and with commentary by Manu Boyd. The judges are recognized: Pualani Kanakaʻole-Kanahele, Ed Collier, Nonoelani Zuttermeister Lewis, Leinaʻala Kalama Heine, George K. Holokai, Victoria Holt-Takamine. The dancers perform their hula kahiko: Franny Anakalea of Kū Kanaka Kāua O Kona under the director of Kumu Jay Jay Akiona, Leinani De Rego of Hālau Hula ʻO Hokulani under the direction of Kumu Hokulani De Rego, Lokalia Kahele of Nā Wai Ehā o Puna under the direction of Kumu Kihanuilulumoku Thaddius Wilson [Thaddeus Wilson] and Kumu OʻBrian Eselu [OʻBrien Eselu], Angela Liwa of Pukalani Hale Hula under the direction of Kumu Nina Maxwell and Kumu Hiʻilei Maxwell Juan, Amy Leiawapuhi Dunn of Hālau Ka Ua Kilihune under the direction of Kumu Al Makahinu Barcarse, Tricia Kapua Kauikapoli Barbosa of Hālau Ke Kapa Maile under the direction of Kumu Randol Ngum, Alexandra Makaonaona of Hālau Kealakapawa under the direction of Kumu Michael Canopin, Makoli Liwanag of Kealiʻi O Nalani under the direction of Kumu Kealiʻi Ceballos.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Public affairs

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