The 56th Annual
The Perpetuation of Hula Kahili and the Hawaiian Culture


News and Updates

2018 Live Streaming

If you are not in the Hawaiʻi TV coverage areas, please join the Merrie Monarch Hula Competition on live web streaming, April 4 to April 7, 2018. Wednesday — Backstage, 7 PM – 9 PM HST Thursday — Miss Aloha Hula, 6 PM – Midnight HST Friday — Hula Kahiko, 6 PM – 12:30...

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Official Merrie Monarch YouTube Channel

The Festival has been exploring different social media venues, and we now have a YouTube Channel that we would like you to visit. On our channel you will find interviews with kumu hula, as well as our 2017 Miss Aloha Hula contestants. Watch behind the scenes clips of...

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2018 Participating Hālau

The list of participating hālau has been finalized and we’ve got a great line-up for 2018. Many of our hālau are returning again this year, such as Hālau Hi’iakaināmakalehua, Kawaili’ulā, Hālau I Ka Wēkiu, and last year’s Lokaliʻa Montgomery Overall…

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2018 Merchandise

The merchandise for the 2018 Merrie Monarch Festival are now available!  Please go to the Shop page on our website for prices and pictures.  You’ll find information on official Merrie Monarch apparel, DVDs, and posters. Our t-shirts are Kelley green this...

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2017 Participating Hālau & Judges

Hālau Hula Olana, Nā Kumu Olana and Howard Ai & Shelsea Ai Apana (wahine) Hālau I Ka Wēkiu, Nā Kumu Karl Veto Baker & Michael Casupang (wahine & kāne) Ka Pā Hula O Ka Lei Lehua, Kumu Snowbird Puananiopaoakalani Bento (wahine & kāne) Ka Pā Hula O...

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