KITV

30th Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Kahiko 1993 April 16,1993

Broadcast recording of the 1993 Merrie Monarch festival Kahiko night. The festival took place on the year of the 100th anniversary of the overthrow. Includes hula honoring Pele, Queen Liliʻuokalani, Queen Kapiʻolani, and King Kalākaua. The festival also takes place after Hurricane Iniki hit Kauaʻi and the broadcast includes talk about the troubles of preparing for the festival after the hurricane. For the Kāne division Hālau Hula O Nā Kiaʻi Ke Aliʻi under the direction of Kumu Kahalepuna Richardson and Keoni Naki, Hālau Hula Olana under the direction of Kumu Olana and Howard Ai, Kealiʻikaʻapunihonua Keʻena Aʻo Hula under the direction of Kumu Leimomi Ho, Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of Kumu Paleka Leinaʻala Mattos and Edward Kunewa Mook, Hui Hoʻoulu Aloha under the direction of Kumu Cy Bridges, Nā ʻŌpio ʻO Koʻolau under the direction of Kumu Michael and James Dela Cruz, Hālau Hula ʻO Ka Ua Kilihune under the direction of Kumu Al Makahinu Barcarse, Hālau ʻO Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe, Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca, and Hula Hālau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua under the direction of Kumu Johnny Lum Ho perform. For the Wahine division Hālau Hula O Lānaʻi Hale under the direction of Kumu Lehua Matsuoka and Lika Moon, Healani's Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Beverly Muraoka, Nā Hula O Kaohikukapulani under the direction of Kumu Kapu Kinimaka Alquiza, Nā ʻŌpio ʻO Koʻolau under the direction of Kumu Michael and James Dela Cruz, Hui Hoʻoulu Aloha Kumu Cy Bridges, Pukalani Hula Hale under the direction of Kumu Nina and Hiʻilei Maxwell, Hālau ʻO Ke Ānunue under the direction of Kumu Glenn Kelena Vasconcellos, Hālau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani under the direction of Kumu Ray Fonseca, Kawailiʻulā under the direction of Kumu Chinky Mahoe, Hula Hālau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua under the direction of Kumu Johnny Lum Ho, Moana's Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Moana Dudoit, Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima under the direction of Kumu Māpuana de Silva, Ka Pā Hula O Kauanoe O Waʻahila under the direction of Kumu Mae Ulalia Loebenstein, Lehua Dance Company under the direction of Kaulana Kasparovitch, Kealiʻikaʻapunihonua Keʻena Aʻo Hula under the direction of Kumu Leimomi Ho, Hālau Hula Olana under the direction Kumu Olana and Howard Ai, Pukaʻikapuaokalani Hula Hālau under the direction of Kumu Ellen Castillo, 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 Edward Kunewa Mook, and Hula Hālau Nā Lei ʻo Kaholokū under the direction of Kumu Nani Lim Yap and Leialoha Amina perform. Also includes entrance and exit of the Royal Court: Pu: Mike Smith, Joseph Correa Mahiai Moniz, and Ikaika Wakayama. Oli (chanters) Kaipo Frias (Taupōuri Tangarō) and Kekuhi Kanahele. Kahili Bearers Shon Santangelo, Aliko Cullen Derek Debina and Kahoohanohano Victor. Firpo Debina Merrie Monarch King and Peal Nalani Keanaaina Debina as the Merrie Monarch Queen. Liliʻuokalani played by Winona Kaupiko. Audry Lee the lady in waiting. Shawna-Marie Kapiʻo O ka Pua Lehua Shaw as a lady in waiting.

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Languages: English, Hawaiian

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