40th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanaka'ole Stadium
April 24-26, 2003
Hilo, Hawaii
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2003 Hula Competition Results

Overall
* Lokalia Montgomery Perpetual Trophy

Highest
Combined
Points

1,233 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela (Wahine)
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu

Overall - Wahine

1st Place
1,233 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
2nd Place
1,221 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,219 points
Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua
Kumu Hula Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawai'i

Overall - Kane

1st Place
1,223 points
Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua
Kumu Hula Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawai'i
2nd Place
1,222 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,213 points
Ka Pa Hula O Kamehameha
Na Kumu Hula Holoua Stender, Snowbird Bento & Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu

Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place
1,114 points
Jennifer Kehaulani Oyama
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
1,108 points
Kara Leionani Chow
Na Hula O Kaohikukapulani
Kumu Hula Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza
Hanapepe, Kaua'i
3rd Place
1,107 points
Hi'ileiokalani Costa
Ka Pa Hula O Kamehameha
Na Kumu Hula Holoua Stender, Snowbird Bento & Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu
4th Place
1,104 points
Shelsea Lilia Makanoe Lindsey Ai
Halau Hula Olana
Na Kumu Hula Olana A'i & Howard A'i
'Aiea, O'ahu
5th Place
1,100 points
Ka'enaalohaokau'ikaukehakeha Aoe Hopkins
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu
Hawaiian
Language
Award

(three-way tie)
Jennifer Kehaulani Oyama
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
   and
Kara Leionani Chow
Na Hula 'O Kaohikukapulani
Kumu Hula Kapu Kinimaka-Alquiza
Hanapepe, Kaua'i
   and
Laura Leiali'iokalanihekilimakanilunaonapali Mano'i
Ka Pa Hula 'O Kauanoe 'O Wa'ahila
Kumu Hula Maelia Loebenstein-Carter
Honolulu, O'ahu

Hula Kahiko - Wahine

1st Place
615 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
2nd Place
614 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
606 points
Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Rae Kahiki Fonseca
Hilo, Hawai'i
4th Place
604 points
Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua
Kumu Hula Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawai'i
5th Place
600 points
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu

Hula Kahiko - Kane

1st Place
608 points
(tiebreaker
838 points)
(two-way tie)
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
   and
Ka Pa Hula O Kamehameha
Na Kumu Hula Holoua Stender, Snowbird Bento & Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
607 points
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
605 points
Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu
4th Place
603 points
Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua
Kumu Hula Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawai'i

Hula 'Auana - Wahine

1st Place
618 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
2nd Place
615 points
Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua
Kumu Hula Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawai'i
3rd Place
608 points
Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu
4th Place
607 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
5th Place
601 points
(tiebreaker
838 points)
Halau Hula Olana
Na Kumu Hula Olana A'i & Howard A'i
'Aiea, O'ahu

Hula 'Auana - Kane

1st Place
620 points
Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua
Kumu Hula Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawai'i
2nd Place
614 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
607 points
Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu
4th Place
605 points
(tiebreaker
831 points)
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu