54th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium
April 20-22, 2017
Hilo, Hawaii
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2017 Hula Competition Results

Congratulations to 2017 Miss Aloha Hula Kelina Kiyoko Keʻanoʻilehua Tiffany Eldredge of Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua and Overall Winner Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe (Wahine)!

Overall

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

1,168 points
Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe (Wahine)
Nā Kumu Hula Tracie Kaʻōnohilani Farias Lopes and Robert Keawe Lopes
Puahuʻula, Kāneʻohe, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
2nd Place
Highest Combined Points

1,163 points
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua (Wahine)
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu
3rd Place
Highest Combined Points

1,148 points
Hālau Hula ʻO Kawailiʻulā (Kāne)
Kumu Hula Chinky Māhoe
Kailua, Oʻahu

Overall - Wahine

1st Place
1,168 points
Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe
Nā Kumu Hula Tracie Kaʻōnohilani Farias Lopes and Robert Keawe Lopes
Puahuʻula, Kāneʻohe, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
2nd Place
1,163 points
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu
3rd Place
1,143 points
Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela
Nā Kumu Hula Kauʻionālani “Kauʻi” Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu and Waimānalo, Oʻahu

Overall - Kāne

1st Place
1,148 points
Hālau Hula ʻO Kawailiʻulā
Kumu Hula Chinky Māhoe
Kailua, Oʻahu
2nd Place
1,133 points
Hālau I Ka Wēkiu
Kumu Hula Karl Kamaluikauakokoha'aheoinapali “Veto” Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu “Lanakila” Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, Oʻahu
3rd Place
1,132 points
Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻiliahi
Nā Kumu Hula Brandon ʻIliahi Paredes and Joy Lynn Haunani Pascua Paredes
Wailuku, Maui

Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place
1,075 points
(tiebreaker 1499 points;
double tiebreaker 18.6 points)
Kelina Kiyoko Keʻanoʻilehua Tiffany Eldredge
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu
2nd Place
1,075 points
(tiebreaker 1499 points;
double tiebreaker 18.4 points)
Julyen Machiko Kaloke Kaluna
Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela
Nā Kumu Hula Kauʻionālani “Kauʻi” Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu and Waimānalo, Oʻahu
3rd Place
1,024 points
Chelei Kameleonālani Kahalewai
Hālau Hula ʻO Kawailiʻulā
Kumu Hula Chinky Māhoe
Kailua, Oʻahu
4th Place
1,015 points
Amanda Hiwalei Aliser
Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leināʻala
Kumu Hula Leināʻala Pavao Jardin
Kalāheo, Kauaʻi
5th Place
1,006 points
Miriam Anuhea Kamakanaokealoha Hokoana Arakawa
Hālau Nā Lei Kaumaka o Uka
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawaiʻalakaʻoionāpuaopiʻilani “Nāpua” Greig-Nakasone
Waiohuli, Kula, Maui
Hawaiian
Language
Award

45 points
Kelina Kiyoko Keʻanoʻilehua Tiffany Eldredge
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu

Hula Kahiko - Wahine

1st Place
590 points
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu
2nd Place
589 points
Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe
Nā Kumu Hula Tracie Kaʻōnohilani Farias Lopes and Robert Keawe Lopes
Puahuʻula, Kāneʻohe, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
3rd Place
584 points
Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leināʻala
Kumu Hula Leināʻala Pavao Jardin
Kalāheo, Kauaʻi
4th Place
576 points
Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima
Kumu Hula Leslie Māpuana “Māpu” Howell de Silva
Kaʻōhao, Kailua, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
5th Place
575 points
Hālau Nā Lei Kaumaka o Uka
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawaiʻalakaʻoionāpuaopiʻilani “Nāpua” Greig-Nakasone
Waiohuli, Kula, Maui

Hula Kahiko - Kāne

1st Place
580 points
Hālau Hula ʻO Kawailiʻulā
Kumu Hula Chinky Māhoe
Kailua, Oʻahu
2nd Place
566 points
Halau Hula ʻO Kahikilaulani
Kumu Hula Nahokuokalani “Nahoku” Gaspang
Hilo, Hawaiʻi
3rd Place
562 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula Laʻakea Perry
Waiʻanae, Oʻahu
4th Place
558 points
Hālau Kawaiʻulaokalā
Kumu Hula Keliʻihoʻomalu “Keliʻi” Puchalski
Kalaepōhaku, Kaimukī, Honolulu, Oʻahu

Hula ʻAuana - Wahine

1st Place
579 points
Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe
Nā Kumu Hula Tracie Kaʻōnohilani Farias Lopes and Robert Keawe Lopes
Puahuʻula, Kāneʻohe, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
2nd Place
578 points
Hālau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine
Kumu Hula Allison Kaʻilihiwa “Hiwa” Kahaʻipiʻilani Vaughan-Darval
Mānoa, Honolulu, Oʻahu
3rd Place
573 points
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu
4th Place
571 points
Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela
Nā Kumu Hula Kauʻionālani “Kauʻi” Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu and Waimānalo, Oʻahu
5th Place
566 points
Hālau Hula O Kaʻuhionāmauna
Kumu Hula Denise Kaʻuhionāmauna Kia Ramento
Waipahu, Oʻahu

Hula ʻAuana - Kāne

1st Place
584 points
Hālau I Ka Wēkiu
Kumu Hula Karl Kamaluikauakokoha'aheoinapali “Veto” Baker & Michael Nalanakila'ekolu “Lanakila” Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, Oʻahu
2nd Place
581 points
Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻiliahi
Nā Kumu Hula Brandon ʻIliahi Paredes and Joy Lynn Haunani Pascua Paredes
Wailuku, Maui
3rd Place
568 points
Hālau Hula ʻO Kawailiʻulā
Kumu Hula Chinky Māhoe
Kailua, Oʻahu
4th Place
567 points
Ke Kai O Kahiki
Kumu Hula Laʻakea Perry
Waiʻanae, Oʻahu