Welcome, and thank you for sharing your aloha for hula and the Hawaiian culture.  The Merrie Monarch Festival is a non-profit organization that honors the legacy left by King David Kalākaua, who inspired the perpetuation of our traditions, native language and the arts.

Our week-long festival features an internationally acclaimed hula competition, a crafts fair, an art show, hula shows, and a grand parade through Hilo town.

Next festival:  April 5-11, 2015


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