44th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanaka'ole Stadium
April 12-14, 2007
Hilo, Hawaii
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2007 Hula Competition Results

Congratulations to 2007 Miss Aloha Hula Keonilei Ku'uwehiokala Kaniaupi'o Fairbanks of Ka Pa Hula 'O Kauanoe 'O Wa'ahila and Overall Winner Halau I Ka Wekiu (Kane)!

Overall
* Lokalia Montgomery Perpetual Trophy
* Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau $2000 Scholarship Award
* Sponsored trip to hula festival in Ikaho, Japan

Highest Combined Points
1,179 points
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu

* Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau $1000 Scholarship Award

Second Highest Combined Points
1,178 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu

Overall - Wahine

1st Place
1,178 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
2nd Place
1,168 points
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,160 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu

Overall - Kane

1st Place
1,179 points
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
1,132 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,109 points
Ka Pa Hula O Ka Lei Lehua
Kumu Hula Snowbird Puananiopaoakalani Bento
Honolulu, O'ahu

Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place
1,609 points
Keonilei Ku'uwehiokala Kaniaupi'o Fairbanks
Ka Pa Hula 'O Kauanoe 'O Wa'ahila
Kumu Hula Maelia Loebenstein-Carter
Ka'imuki, Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
1,527 points
Aureana Kamali'io'iwalani Kim Len Tseu
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,512 points
Erica Kau'ionalani Awana
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu
4th Place
1,501 points
Malia Ann Marks
Halau Hula Olana
Na Kumu Hula Olana A'i & Howard A'i
Pu'uloa, 'Aiea, O'ahu
5th Place
1,496 points
Jhameel Lewalani Sachiko Duarte
Keolalaulani Halau 'Olapa O Laka
Kumu Hula Aloha Dalire
He'eia, Kane'ohe, O'ahu
Hawaiian
Language
Award

49 points
(tiebreaker
68 points)
Keonilei Ku'uwehiokala Kaniaupi'o Fairbanks
Ka Pa Hula 'O Kauanoe 'O Wa'ahila
Kumu Hula Maelia Loebenstein-Carter
Ka'imuki, Honolulu, O'ahu

Hula Kahiko - Wahine

1st Place
591 points
(tiebreaker
822 points)
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
2nd Place
591 points
(tiebreaker
817 points)
Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka
Na Kumu Hula Napua Greig & Kahulu Maluo-Huber
Kula, Maui
3rd Place
585 points
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu
4th Place
582 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu
5th Place
581 points
Ka Pa Hula 'O Kauanoe 'O Wa'ahila
Kumu Hula Maelia Loebenstein-Carter
Ka'imuki, Honolulu, O'ahu

Hula Kahiko - Kane

1st Place
568 points
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
555 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
554 points
Ka Pa Hula O Ka Lei Lehua
Kumu Hula Snowbird Puananiopaoakalani Bento
Honolulu, O'ahu
4th Place
534 points
Halau O Ka Hanu Lehua
Kumu Hula Carlson Kamaka Kukona III
Honolulu and Kahului, O'ahu

Hula 'Auana - Wahine

1st Place
587 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'i Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
2nd Place
583 points
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu
3rd Place
582 points
Halau O Ke 'A'ali'i Ku Makani (Miss Aloha Hula, Wahine)
Kumu Hula Manu Boyd
Kane'ohe, O'ahu
4th Place
578 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu
5th Place
577 points
Keolalaulani Halau 'Olapa O Laka
Kumu Hula Aloha Dalire
He'eia, Kane'ohe, O'ahu

Hula 'Auana - Kane

1st Place
611 points
Halau I Ka Wekiu
Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu Casupang
Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
577 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapalama Uka, Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
555 points
Ka Pa Hula O Ka Lei Lehua
Kumu Hula Snowbird Puananiopaoakalani Bento
Honolulu, O'ahu
4th Place
551 points
Academy of Hawaiian Arts
Kumu Hula Mark Keali'i Ho'omalu
Oakland, California