Merrie Monarch Festival

34th Merrie Monarch Festival Hula ʻAuana and Winners [1997 Broadcast Master]

Broadcast master with commercial black of the 34th annual Merrie Monarch Festival hula ʻauana night and the winners. Hosted by Kimo Kahoano and Paula Akana, the 1997 program begins with the Royal Court featuring Kuʻulei Ahuna as Moʻi Kane, Faith Lani Calles-Paulo as Moʻi Wahine, and Alaʻamoe Kuikahi as Lady-in-Waiting. The judges are recognized: Cy Bridges, Elaine Kaopuiki, Robert Uluwehi Cazimero, Noenoelani Zuttermeister Lewis, George Lanakilakekiahialiʻi Naope, Victoria Holt Takamine, Ed Collier, Patience Namaka Wiggin Bacon. A power outage interrupts the program for approximately 90 minutes. The 1997's program's lineup for the wāhine division includes performances by: Pukaʻikapuaokalani Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Ellen Castillo, Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe, Pukalani Hula Hale under the direction of Kumu Nina Maxwell, Nā Wahine Kaiāulu under the direction of Kumu Etua Lopes, Hālau Kealakapawa under the direction of Kumu Michael Canopin, Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca, Ka Pā Hula Hawaiʻi under the direction of Kumu Kahaʻi Topolinski, Hālau Hula Olana under the direction of Kumu Olana Aʻi and Kumu Howard Aʻi, Nā Lei o Kaholokū under the direction of Kumu Nani Lim Yap and Kumu Leialoha Lim Amina, Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana de Silva, Hālau O Ke Ānuenue under the direction of Kumu Glenn Kelena Vasconcellos, Nā Hula O Kaohikukapulani under the direction of Kumu Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza, Nā Mele Hula ʻOhana under the direction of Kumu Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu, Kealiʻi O Nalani under the direction of Kumu Kealiʻi Ceballos, Moanaʻs Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Moana Dudoit and Kumu Raquel Dudoit, Ka Pā Hula o Kauanoe o Waʻahila under the direction of Kumu Mae Ulalia Long Loebenstein, Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka under the direction of Kumu Aloha Dalire, Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook. The 1997's program's lineup for the kāne division includes performances by: Nā Mele Hula ʻOhana under the direction of Kumu Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu, Hālau Hula ʻO Hokulani under the direction of Kumu Hokulani De Rego, Hālau Ka Ua Kilihune under the direction of Kumu Al Makahinu Barcarse, Nā Wai Ehā o Puna under the direction of Kumu Kihanuilulumoku Thaddius Wilson [Thaddeus Wilson] and Kumu OʻBrian Eselu [OʻBrien Eselu], Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook, Kealiʻi O Nalani under the direction of Kumu Kealiʻi Ceballos, Hālau Hula o Kukunaokalā under the direction of Kumu John Kaʻimikaua, Ka Pā Hula Hawaiʻi under the direction of Kumu Kahaʻi Topolinski, Hālau Kealakapawa under the direction of Kumu Michael Canopin, Hālau Hula Olana under the direction Kumu Olana Aʻi and Kumu Howard Aʻi, Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca, Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe. Next kumu hula are recognized, followed by the announcement of the 1997 winners. In the hula kahiko, wāhine division: Fifth place: Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana de Silva Fourth place: Nā Lei o Kaholokū under the direction of Kumu Nani Lim Yap and Kumu Leialoha Lim Amina Third place: Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka under the direction of Kumu Aloha Dalire Second place: Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook First place: Ka Pā Hula o Kauanoe o Waʻahila under the direction of Kumu Mae Ulalia Long Loebenstein In the hula kahiko, kāne division: Fourth place: Hālau Hula o Kukunaokalā under the direction of Kumu John Kaʻimikaua Third place: Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca Second place: Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe First place: Nā Wai Ehā o Puna under the direction of Kumu Kihanuilulumoku Thaddius Wilson [Thaddeus Wilson] and Kumu OʻBrian Eselu [OʻBrien Eselu] In the hula ʻauana, wāhine division: Fifth place: Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana de Silva Fourth place: Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook Third place: Nā Lei o Kaholokū under the direction of Kumu Nani Lim Yap and Kumu Leialoha Lim Amina Second place: Ka Pā Hula o Kauanoe o Waʻahila under the direction of Kumu Mae Ulalia Long Loebenstein First place: Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka under the direction of Kumu Aloha Dalire In the hula ʻauana, kāne division: Fourth place: Nā Wai Ehā o Puna under the direction of Kumu Kihanuilulumoku Thaddius Wilson [Thaddeus Wilson] and Kumu OʻBrian Eselu [OʻBrien Eselu] Third place: Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca Second place: Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Kumu Edward Kunewa Mook First place: Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe Overall winner, wāhine division: Third place: Nā Lei o Kaholokū under the direction of Kumu Nani Lim Yap and Kumu Leialoha Lim Amina Second place: Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka under the direction of Kumu Aloha Dalire First place: Ka Pā Hula o Kauanoe o Waʻahila under the direction of Kumu Mae Ulalia Long Loebenstein Overall winner, kāne division: Third place: Hālau Hula ʻo Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca Second place: Nā Wai Ehā o Puna under the direction of Kumu Kihanuilulumoku Thaddius Wilson [Thaddeus Wilson] and Kumu OʻBrian Eselu [OʻBrien Eselu] First place: Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe Presented by Agnes Cope and Kamaki Kamahele, the Lokalia Montgomery Perpetual Trophy with the highest combined score goes to Ka Pā Hula o Kauanoe o Waʻahila under the direction of Kumu Mae Ulalia Long Loebenstein.

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