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2012 Merrie Monarch Festival schedule of events and participating halau

Sunday, April 8, 2012
9 a.m. at the Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium
Hoolaulea (celebration)
Free admission to watch performances by our local halau.

Monday-Friday, April 9-13, 2012
Noon at the Hawaii Naniloa Volcanoes Resort
1 p.m. at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
Free Mid-day Entertainment

Wednesday-Saturday, April 11-14, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday-Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday
Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium
Arts and Crafts Fair
An annual favorite, this free event features local artists and crafters.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
6 p.m. at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium
Hōʻike Performances
A free exhibition night of hula, international performers, and music.

Thursday, April 12, 2012
6 p.m. at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium
Miss Aloha Hula
Individual competition for the title of Miss Aloha Hula with contestants performing hula kahiko, hula auana and oli (chanting).

Friday, April 13, 2012
6 p.m., at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium
Group Hula Kahiko
Hālau hula perform ancient style dances

Saturday, April 14, 2012
6 p.m., at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium
Group Hula Auana & Awards
Hālau hula perform modern style dances with an awards presentation for all group winners.

Saturday, April 14, 2012
10:30 a.m. downtown Hilo
Merrie Monarch Royal Parade
One of the festival’s most entertaining and fun events for the entire family, the parade begins and ends at Pauahi St. and winds through downtown Hilo (Kilauea Ave. – Keawe St. – Waiānuenue Ave. – Kamehameha Ave.)

Event Locations
Edith Kanakaole Tennis Stadium
350 Kalanikoa Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium
323 Manono Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Hilo Hawaiian Hotel
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Hawaii Naniloa Volcanoes Resort
93 Banyan Drive
Hilo, Hawaii 96720

For events at the Imiloa Astronomy Center click here

Hālau and Kumu Hula – 2012

Oʻahu Island

1. Hālau Hula Olana (Wahine)
Olana and Howard Ai
Puʻuloa, Oʻahu

2. Hālau I Ka Wēkiu (Kāne & Wahine)
Karl Veto Baker and Michael Casupang
Pauoa, Oʻahu

3. Ka Pā Hula O Ka Lei Lehua (Kāne & Wahine)
Snowbird Bento
Honolulu, Oʻahu

4. Hālau O Ke ʻAʻaliʻi Kū Makani (Wahine)
Manuʻaikohana Boyd
Kānewai, Oʻahu

5. Ka Pā Hula ʻO Kauanoe ʻO Waʻahila (Wahine)
Maelia Loebenstein Carter
Kaimukī, Oʻahu

6. Hālau O Nā Pua Kukui (Kāne)
Ed Collier
Kalihi, Oʻahu

7. Keolalaulani Hālau ʻŌlapa O Laka (Wahine)
Aloha Dalire
Heʻeia, Oʻahu and Hilo, Hawaiʻi

8. Hālau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniākea (Kāne & Wahine)
Kapua Dalire-Moe
Kāneʻohe, Oʻahu

9. Hālau Hula ʻO Hōkūlani (Wahine)
Hōkūlani and Larry De Rego
Waipahu, Hawaiʻi

10. Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima (Wahine)
Māpuana de Silva
Kaʻōhao, Hawaiʻi

11. Hālau Nā Mamo O Kaʻala (Wahine)
Tiare Noelani Kaʻāina
Waiʻanae Oʻahu

12. ʻIlima Hula Studio (Wahine)
Lani-Girl Kaleiki-Ahlo
Waimānalo, Oʻahu

13. Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela (Wahine)
Kauʻionalani Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimānalo, Hawaiʻi

14. Ka Pā Nani ʻO Lilinoe (Wahine)
Lilinoe Lindsey
ʻAiea, Oʻahu

15. Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai O Haʻehaʻe (Wahine)
Tracie and Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, Oʻahu

16. Kawailiʻula (Kāne & Wahine)
Chinky Māhoe
Kailua, Oʻahu

17. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka Lā (Kāne & Wahine)
Kaleo Trinidad
Honolulu, Oʻahu

18. Hālau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine (Kāne & Wahine)
Kaʻilihiwa Vaughn-Darval
Mānoa, Oʻahu

Maui Island

19. Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻaʻiliahi (Kāne)
ʻIliahi and Haunani Paredes
Wailuku, Maui

Kauaʻi Island

20. Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leināʻala (Wahine)
Leināʻala Pavao Jardin
Kalāheo, Kauai

Mainland

21. Hālau Kealiʻi O Nālani (Wahine)
Kealiʻi Ceballos
Los Angeles, Caifornia

22. Hālau Hula O Kaleimomi (Wahine)
Sheldeen Kaleimomi Kaleohano Haleamau
Las Vegas, Nevada

23. Academy of Hawaiian Arts (Kāne & Wahine)
Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu
Oakland, California

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