46th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanaka'ole Stadium
April 16-18, 2009
Hilo, Hawaii
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2009 Hula Competition Results

Congratulations to 2009 Miss Aloha Hula Cherissa Henoheanapuaikawaokele Kane of Halau Ke'alaokamaile and Overall Winner Ke Kai O Kahiki (Kane)!

Overall
* Lokalia Montgomery Perpetual Trophy
* Sponsored trip to hula festival in Ikaho, Japan

1st Place
Highest Combined Points

1,151 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Wai'anae, O'ahu
2nd Place
Highest Combined Points

1,141 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu

Overall - Wahine

1st Place
1,142 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
1,125 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,118 points
Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Rae Kahiki Fonseca
Hilo, Hawai'i

Overall - Kane

1st Place
1,151 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Wai'anae, O'ahu
2nd Place
1,141 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,080 points
Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu

Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place
1,064 points
Cherissa Henoheanapuaikawaokele Kane
Halau Ke'alaokamaile
Kumu Hula Keali'i Reichel
Wailuku, Maui
2nd Place
1,038 points
C'ari Mae Kawailehua Kealoha
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
3rd Place
1,026 points
Kaholo Kahikipi'ilani Panui
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
4th Place
1,017 points
Pohaikau'ilani Ann Nu'uhiwa
Keolalaulani Halau 'Olapa O Laka
Kumu Hula Aloha Dalire
He'eia, Kane'ohe, O'ahu
5th Place
1,005 points
Maria Ka'iulani Kanehailua
Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Kaonohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, O'ahu
Hawaiian
Language
Award

46 points
Cherissa Henoheanapuaikawaokele Kane
Halau Ke'alaokamaile
Kumu Hula Keali'i Reichel
Wailuku, Maui

Hula Kahiko - Wahine

1st Place
564 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
557 points
Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Rae Kahiki Fonseca
Hilo, Hawai'i
3rd Place
544 points
Halau Mohala 'Ilima
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva
Ka'ohao, Kailua, O'ahu
4th Place
542 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
5th Place
535 points
Na Lei O Kaholoku
Na Kumu Hula Nani Lim Yap & Leialoha Lim Amina
Kohala, Hawa'i

Hula Kahiko - Kane

1st Place
567 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Wai'anae, O'ahu
2nd Place
551 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
511 points
Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu
4th Place
507 points
Halau Hula 'O Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Rae Kahiki Fonseca
Hilo, Hawai'i

Hula 'Auana - Wahine

1st Place
583 points
Hula Halau 'O Kamuela
Na Kumu Hula Kau'ionalani Kamana'o & Kunewa Mook
Kalihi & Waimanalo, O'ahu
2nd Place
578 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
3rd Place
568 points
Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e
Na Kumu Hula Tracie Kaonohilani Farias Lopes & Keawe Lopes
Kahauiki, O'ahu
4th Place
567 points
Halau Ke'alaokamaile
Kumu Hula Keali'i Reichel
Wailuku, Maui
5th Place
566 points
Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka
Na Kumu Hula Napua Greig & Kahulu Maluo-Huber
Kula, Maui

Hula 'Auana - Kane

1st Place
590 points
Halau Na Mamo O Pu'uanahulu
Kumu Hula William "Sonny" Kahakuleilehua Haunu'u Ching
Honolulu, O'ahu
2nd Place
584 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula O'Brian Eselu
Wai'anae, O'ahu
3rd Place
569 points
Halau Hula 'O Kawaili'ula
Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe
Kailua, O'ahu
4th Place
551 points
Halau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea
Kumu Hula Kapualokeokalaniakea Dalire-Moe
Kane'ohe, O'ahu