41st Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanaka'ole Stadium
April 15-17, 2004
Hilo, Hawaii
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2004 Hula Competition Results

Overall
* Lokalia Montgomery Perpetual Trophy
* Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau $1000 Scholarship Award
* Sponsored trip to hula festival in Ikaho, Japan

Highest Combined Points
1,212 points
Na Lei O Kaholoku
Na Kumu Hula Nani Lim Yap & Leialoha Lim Amina
Kohala, Hawa'i

Overall - Wahine

1st Place
1,212 points
Na Lei O Kaholoku
Na Kumu Hula Nani Lim Yap & Leialoha Amina
Kohala, Hawa'i
2nd Place
1,208 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,186 points
(tiebreaker
1,643 points)
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

Overall - Kane

1st Place
1,201 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
1,191 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Waianae, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,186 points
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu

Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place
1,149 points
Natasha Mahealani Akau
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
1,105 points
Kellilynn Kanoelani Cockett Smith
Halau Hula Olana
Na Kumu Hula Olana A'i & Howard A'i
'Aiea, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,104 points
Natasha Lokelani Lopez
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu
4th Place
1,099 points
Bianca Keopuolani Rapu Leitel
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu
5th Place
1,089 points
Nicole Eleanor Moani Taylor Schmidt
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Waianae, O'ahu
Hawaiian
Language
Award

47 points
(tiebreaker
65 points)
(two-way tie)
(originally a three-way tie)
Natasha Lokelani Lopez
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu
   and
Natasha Mahealani Akau
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

Hula Kahiko - Wahine

1st Place
609 points
Na Lei O Kaholoku
Na Kumu Hula Nani Lim Yap & Leialoha Amina
Kohala, Hawa'i
2nd Place
598 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
3rd Place
595 points
Halau Hula 'O Hokulani
Kumu Hula Hokulani De Rego
Waipahu, O'ahu
4th Place
591.5 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
5th Place
591 points
Halau Hula Olana
Na Kumu Hula Olana A'i & Howard A'i
'Aiea, O'ahu

Hula Kahiko - Kane

1st Place
599 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Waianae, O'ahu
2nd Place
597.5 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
591 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu
4th Place
588 points
Halau Keali'i O Nalani
Kumu Hula Keali'i Ceballos
Los Angeles, California

Hula 'Auana - Wahine

1st Place
610 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
2nd Place
603 points
Na Lei O Kaholoku
Na Kumu Hula Nani Lim Yap & Leialoha Amina
Kohala, Hawa'i
3rd Place
597 points
Halau O Ke 'A'ali'i Ku Makani
Manu Boyd
Kane'ohe, O'ahu
4th Place
596 points
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu
5th Place
595 points
Halau Hula Olana
Na Kumu Hula Olana A'i & Howard A'i
'Aiea, O'ahu

Hula 'Auana - Kane

1st Place
607 points
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
603.5 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
592 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Waianae, O'ahu
4th Place
588 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu