Merrie Monarch Festival

Merrie Monarch Festival Hoʻike night [1998] tape 1

Raw footage of the 35th annual Merrie Monarch Festival's Hoʻike night recorded on April 15, 1998 at the Edith Kanakaʻole Tennis Stadium in Hilo. Chanter Kahoʻokeli Crabbe begins the evening as the Royal Court enters: Paul Thorne, Lopaka Penrose, Jerard Pila, Edmund Heaukulani as kahili bearers, Nathaniel "Bradda" Lindsey as Moʻi Kāne and Yvonne Leialoha Paio Garcia as Moʻi Wahine, Pomaikaʻi Pavao as Lady-in-Waiting, and Darryl Lindsey as Counselor. With performances by: Hālau o Kekuhi under the direction of Kumu Nalani Kanakaʻole and Kumu Pualani Kanakaʻole Kanahele, and Hālau Ke Kapa Maile Kahikina from Tokyo.

Languages: English


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