53rd Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanaka'ole Stadium
March 31-April 2, 2016
Hilo, Hawaii
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2016 Hula Competition Results

Congratulations to 2016 Miss Aloha Hula Kayli Kaʻiulani Carr of Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua and Overall Winner Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu (Kāne)!

Overall

  • Lokalia Montgomery Perpetual Trophy
  • Sponsored trip to hula festival in Ikaho, Japan
1st Place
Highest Combined Points

1,214 points
Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu (Kāne)
Nā Kumu Hula William “Sonny” Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu Ching and Joseph Lōpaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, Oʻahu

Overall - Wahine

1st Place
1,202 points
Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua
Kumu Hula Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawaiʻi
2nd Place
1,185 points
Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe
Nā Kumu Hula Tracie Kaʻōnohilani Farias Lopes and Robert Keawe Lopes
Puahuʻula, Kāneʻohe, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
3rd Place
1,181 points
Hālau Manaola
Kumu Hula Nani Lim Yap
Kohala, Hawaiʻi

Overall - Kāne

1st Place
1,214 points
Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu
Nā Kumu Hula William “Sonny” Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu Ching and Joseph Lōpaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, Oʻahu
2nd Place
1,202 points
Halau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani “Nahoku” Gaspang
Hilo, Hawaiʻi
3rd Place
1,193 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula Laʻakea Perry
Waiʻanae, Oʻahu

Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place
1,134 points
Kayli Kaʻiulani Carr
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu
2nd Place
1,123 points
Brylyn Noelani Aiwohi
Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leināʻala
Kumu Hula Leināʻala Pavao Jardin
Kalāheo, Kauaʻi
3rd Place
1,107 points
Ecstasy Jetta Laverne Kamakalikolehua Ligon
Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe
Nā Kumu Hula Tracie Kaʻōnohilani Farias Lopes and Robert Keawe Lopes
Puahuʻula, Kāneʻohe, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
4th Place
1,105 points
ʻAulani Kameaʻiʻomakamae Latorre-Holt
Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela
Nā Kumu Hula Kauʻionālani “Kauʻi” Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu and Waimānalo, Oʻahu
5th Place
1,090 points
Kayshlyn Keauli'imailani Victoria “Auliʻi” De Sa
Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua
Kumu Hula Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawaiʻi
Hawaiian
Language
Award

48 points (tiebreaker 67 points)
Brylyn Noelani Aiwohi
Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leināʻala
Kumu Hula Leināʻala Pavao Jardin
Kalāheo, Kauaʻi

Hula Kahiko - Wahine

1st Place
592 points
Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua
Kumu Hula Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawaiʻi
2nd Place
586 points
Hālau Manaola
Kumu Hula Nani Lim Yap
Kohala, Hawaiʻi
3rd Place
582 points
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu
4th Place
579 points
Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu
Nā Kumu Hula William “Sonny” Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu Ching and Joseph Lōpaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, Oʻahu
5th Place
578 points
Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe
Nā Kumu Hula Tracie Kaʻōnohilani Farias Lopes and Robert Keawe Lopes
Puahuʻula, Kāneʻohe, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu

Hula Kahiko - Kāne

1st Place
607 points
Halau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani “Nahoku” Gaspang
Hilo, Hawaiʻi
2nd Place
601 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula Laʻakea Perry
Waiʻanae, Oʻahu
3rd Place
596 points
Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu
Nā Kumu Hula William “Sonny” Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu Ching and Joseph Lōpaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, Oʻahu
4th Place
590 points
Hālau Hula ʻO Kawailiʻulā
Kumu Hula Chinky Māhoe
Kailua, Oʻahu

Hula 'Auana - Wahine

1st Place
610 points
Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua
Kumu Hula Johnny Lum Ho
Hilo, Hawaiʻi
2nd Place
608 points
Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima
Kumu Hula Leslie Māpuana “Māpu” Howell de Silva
Kaʻōhao, Kailua, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
3rd Place
607 points
Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe
Nā Kumu Hula Tracie Kaʻōnohilani Farias Lopes and Robert Keawe Lopes
Puahuʻula, Kāneʻohe, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
4th Place
599 points
Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela
Nā Kumu Hula Kauʻionālani “Kauʻi” Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu and Waimānalo, Oʻahu
5th Place
597 points
Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu
Nā Kumu Hula William “Sonny” Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu Ching and Joseph Lōpaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, Oʻahu

Hula 'Auana - Kāne

1st Place
618 points
Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu
Nā Kumu Hula William “Sonny” Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu Ching and Joseph Lōpaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, Oʻahu
2nd Place
595 points
Halau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani “Nahoku” Gaspang
Hilo, Hawaiʻi
3rd Place
592 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula Laʻakea Perry
Waiʻanae, Oʻahu
4th Place
591 points
Hālau Hula ʻO Kawailiʻulā
Kumu Hula Chinky Māhoe
Kailua, Oʻahu