38th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanaka'ole Stadium
April 19-21, 2001
Hilo, Hawaii
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38th Merrie Monarch Festival
Image Credit: Guido J Stueber

Congratulations to 2001 Miss Aloha Hula Natasha Oda of Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua and Overall Winner Hula Halau 'O Kamuela (Wahine)!

Related news stories on the 2001 Merrie Monarch Festival

  • April 14, 2001
    'Tis the season for Hilo's Merrie Monarch (Source: starbulletin.com)
  • April 15, 2001
    The evolution of the Merrie Monarch into hula's 'Olympics' (Source: HonoluluAdvertiser.com)
  • April 15, 2001
    List of hula halau entered in the Merrie Monarch (Source: HonoluluAdvertiser.com)
  • April 15, 2001
    Johnny Renegade: The unpredictable kumu won't bow to the rules (Source: starbulletin.com)
  • April 15, 2001
    Heart of Merrie Monarch: 'Auntie' Dottie Thompson puts the festival first (Source: starbulletin.com)
  • April 15, 2001
    Expressing her heart in hula: A Miss Aloha Hula entrant says it's all about sharing (Source: starbulletin.com)
  • April 15, 2001
    Festival facts (Source: starbulletin.com)
  • April 19, 2001
    Hula festival crowd jams laid-back Hilo (Source: HonoluluAdvertiser.com)
  • April 19, 2001
    13 women vie for Miss Aloha Hula (Source: HonoluluAdvertiser.com)
  • April 19, 2001
    Merrie Monarch -- watch it from home (Source: HonoluluAdvertiser.com)
  • April 19, 2001
    Island Images: Merrie sound in Hilo -- Singing and dancing performances get folks in the mood at Hawaii's largest hula competition (Source: starbulletin.com)
  • April 20, 2001
    Hilo's Natasha Oda wins Miss Aloha Hula title; halau competition tonight (Source: HonoluluAdvertiser.com)
  • April 20, 2001
    Merrie Monarch crowd of 4,000 rejoices in hula: Natasha K. Oda wins the Miss Aloha Hula competition as Hilo's Johnny Lum Ho returns (Source: starbulletin.com)
  • April 20, 2001
    Local Girl Becomes New Miss Aloha Hula (Source: thehawaiichannel.com)
  • April 21, 2001
    Faith helps propel hula winner (Source: HonoluluAdvertiser.com)
  • April 21, 2001
    Halau from islands, Mainland star tonight (Source: HonoluluAdvertiser.com)
  • April 22, 2001
    The Merrie Monarch Festival results (Source: HonoluluAdvertiser.com)
  • April 22, 2001
    The Merrie Monarch Festival: An array of images (Source: HonoluluAdvertiser.com)
  • April 22, 2001
    Dancers share love of Hawaii in sold-out nights of hula competition: Excitement and wonder overcome nerves for halau during fest's final night (Source: starbulletin.com)
  • April 22, 2001
    Merrie Monarch Hula Festival Concludes Saturday (Source: thehawaiichannel.com)
  • April 22, 2001
    Merrie Monarch Web Cast Delayed (Source: thehawaiichannel.com)
  • April 22, 2001
    Oahu Halau Win 2001 Overall Hula Titles (Source: thehawaiichannel.com)
  • April 23, 2001
    Heritage of hula: The spirit of ohana pervades Merrie Monarch participants (Source: starbulletin.com)
  • April 23, 2001
    List of winners: Halau O Kamuela is overall winner (Source: starbulletin.com)
  • April 26, 2001
    Halau Magnificent at Merrie Monarch Festival (Source: www.iolani.honolulu.hi.us)