Merrie Monarch Festival

Interviews of select Miss Aloha Hula contestants for the 37th annual Merrie Monarch Festival [2000]

Raw footage interviews of select Miss Aloha Hula contestants for the 37th annual Merrie Monarch Festival recorded in 2000. Jaclyn Kapuamakamae Abella of Hālau Hōʻola Ka Mano O Hawaiʻi under the direction of Kumu Randy Chang and Kumu Keliʻi Chang, Tehani Kealamailani Gonzado of Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook, and Keiʻalohionālani Punua of Na Punua O Kauaʻi under the direction of Kumu Wallis Punua and Kumu Shana Punua describe their preparations for the Miss Aloha Hula competition and their chosen chants and mele that they studied. They also share the impact of hula in their lives. The video also include b-roll of Kamehameha The Great [King Kamehameha I] statue in Hilo.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Public affairs

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