Merrie Monarch 2014 winner: Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La

The kane of Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La. (Photo courtesy of Merrie Monarch)

Overall Winner

1. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La (Kane)

Kumu Kaleo Trinidad

Honolulu, Oahu

2. Ka La Onohi Mai O Haehae

Tracie and Keawe Lopes

Kahauiki, Oahu

3. Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka (Wahine)

Kumu Napua Greig

Kula, Maui

Wahine Kahiko



1. Ka La Onohi Mai O Haehae

Tracie and Keawe Lopes

Koolaupoko, Oahu

2. Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka

Napua Greig

Kula, Maui

3. Hula Halau O Kamuela

Kauionalani Kamanao and Kunewa Mook

Kalihi & Waimanalo, Hawaii

4. Halau Mohala Ilima

Mapuana de Silva

Kaohao, Hawaii

5. Halau I Ka Wekiu

Karl Veto Baker and Michael Casupang

Pauoa, Oahu

Wahine Auana



1. Hula Halau O Kamuela

Kauionalani Kamanao and Kunewa Mook

Kalihi & Waimanalo, Hawaii

2. Ka La Onohi Mai O Haehae

Tracie and Keawe Lopes

Koolaupoko, Oahu

3. Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka

Napua Greig

Kula, Maui

4. Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leinaala

Leinaala Pavao Jardin

Kalaheo, Kauai

5. Halau Hula Olana

Olana and Howard Ai

Puuloa, Oahu

Wahine Overall



1. Ka La Onohi Mai O Haehae

Tracie and Keawe Lopes

Koolaupoko, Oahu

2. Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka

Napua Greig

Kula, Maui

3. Hula Halau O Kamuela

Kauionalani Kamanao and Kunewa Mook

Kalihi & Waimanalo, Hawaii

Kane Kahiko



1. Kawailiula

Chinky Mahoe

Kailua, Oahu

2. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La

Kaleo Trinidad

Honolulu, Oahu

3. Halau Na Mamo O Puuanahulu

William Kahakuleilehua Haunuu “Sonny” Ching & Lopaka Igarta-De Vera

Kapahulu, Oahu

4. Halau I Ka Wekiu

Karl Veto Baker and Michael Casupang

Pauoa, Oahu

Kane Auana



1. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La

Kaleo Trinidad

Honolulu, Oahu

2. Halau Hula O Kahikilaulani

Nahoku Gaspang

Hilo, Hawaii

3. Halau Na Mamo O Puuanahulu

William Kahakuleilehua Haunuau “Sonny” Ching & Lopaka Igarta-De Vera

Kapahulu, Oahu

4. Halau Kekuaokalaaualailiahi

Iliahi and Haunani Paredes

Wailuku, Maui

Kane Overall



1. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka Lā

Kaleo Trinidad

Honolulu, Oahu

2. Kawailiula

Chinky Mahoe

Kailua, Oahu

3. Halau I Ka Wekiu

Karl Veto Baker and Michael Casupang

Pauoa, Oahu

Complete List of Hula Kahiko & Auana Halau Entries



1. Na Pua Me Kealoha (Kane)

Kumu Sissy Kaio and Lilinoe McCormack

Carson, California

2. Halau Na Lei Hiwahiwa O Kuualoha (Wahine)

Kumu Sammye Kuualoha Young

Hilo, Hawaii

3. Keolalaulani Halau Olapa O Laka (Kane)

Kumu Aloha Dalire

Heeia, Kaneohe, Oahu

4. Halau Hula O Hokulani (Wahine)

Kumu Hokulani & Larry De Rego

Waipahu, Oahu

5. Academy of Hawaiian Arts (Wahine)

Kumu Mark Kealii Hoomalu

Oakland, California

6. Halau Ke Kiai A O Hula (Kane)

Kumu Kapiolani Hao, Kawika Mersberg & Wailani Hao-Avilla

Makiki & Kapolei, Oahu

7. Halau Hiiakainamakalehua (Wahine)

Kumu Robert Keano Kaupu & Lono Padilla

Kalihi Kai, Oahu

8. Halau Hula Lani Ola (Wahine)

Kumu Puanani Jung

Laguna Hills, California

9. Halau Na Mamo O Puuanahulu (Kane)

Kumu William Kahakuleilehua Haunuu “Sonny” Ching & Lopaka Igarta-De Vera

Honolulu, Oahu

10. Beamer-Solomon Halau O Poohala (Wahine)

Kumu Hulali Solomon Covington

Waimea, Hawaii

11. Halau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine (Wahine)

Kumu Kailihiwa Vaughan-Darval

Manoa, Oahu

12. Academy of Hawaiian Arts (Kane)

Kumu Mark Kealii Hoomalu

Oakland, California

13. Halau Na Mamo O Puuanahulu (Wahine)

Kumu William Kahakuleilehua Haunuu “Sonny” Ching & Lopaka Igarta-De Vera

Honolulu, Oahu

14. Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La (Kane)

Kumu Kaleo Trinidad

Honolulu, Oahu

15. Halau Hula Olana (Wahine)

Kumu Olana & Howard Ai

Puuloa, Oahu

16. Ke Kai O Kahiki (Kane)

Kumu Laakea Perry

Waianae, Oahu

17. Halau I Ka Wekiu (Wahine)

Kumu Karl Veto Baker & Michael Lanakila Casupang

Pauoa, Oahu

18. Halau Hula O Kahikilaulani (Wahine)

Kumu Nahokuokalani Gaspang

Hilo, Hawaii

19. Halau Kekuaokalaaualailiahi (Kane)

Kumu Iliahi & Haunani Paredes

Wailuku, Maui

20. Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka (Wahine)

Kumu Napua Greig

Kula, Maui

21. Keolalaulani Halau Olapa O Laka (Wahine)

Kumu Aloha Dalire

Heeia, Kaneohe, Oahu

22. Halau Hula O Kahikilaulani (Kane)

Kumu Nahokuokalani Gaspang

Hilo, Hawaii

23. Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leinaala (Wahine)

Kumu Leinaala Pavao Jardin

Kalaheo, Kauai

24. Ka La Onohi Mai O Haehae (Wahine)

Kumu Tracie & Keawe Lopes

Puahuula, Koolaupoko, Oahu

25. Halau I Ka Wekiu (Kane)

Kumu Karl Veto Baker & Michael Lanakila Casupang

Pauoa, Oahu

26. Hula Halau O Kamuela (Wahine)

Kumu Kauionalani Kamanao & Kunewa Mook

Kalihi & Waimanalo, Hawaii

27. Halau Mohala Ilima (Wahine)

Kumu Mapuana de Silva

Kaohao, Hawaii

28. Kawailiula (Kane)

Kumu Chinky Mahoe

Kailua, Oahu

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