55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium
April 5-7, 2018
Hilo, Hawaii
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2018 Miss Aloha Hula Shalia Kamakaokalani 2018 Miss Aloha Hula Shalia Kamakaokalani (Image Credit: Cindy Ellen Russell, Honolulu Star-Advertiser)
2018 Merrie Monarch Festival T-Shirt 2018 Merrie Monarch Festival T-Shirt (Image Credit: Merrie Monarch Festival)

Congratulations to 2018 Miss Aloha Hula Shalia Kapuauʻionālani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani of Hālau Nā Lei Kaumaka o Uka and Overall Winner Hālau Nā Lei Kaumaka o Uka (Wahine)!

KFVE will broadcast the 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival in high definition from Thursday through Saturday, April 5-7, 2018. K5TheHomeTeam.com will also provide live streaming video of the competition each night.

The Merrie Monarch Festival is pleased to provide their TV broadcasts in ʻOlelo Hawaiʻi (the Hawaiian language) via the Secondary Audio Program (SAP) feature on your television.


K5 Programming Schedule

Date Time
(subject to change)
Program
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM ** Merrie Monarch: Backstage Live
Thursday, April 5, 2018 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM ** 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival - Miss Aloha Hula
Friday, April 6, 2018 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival - Miss Aloha Hula (Retelecast)
Friday, April 6, 2018 6:00 PM to 12:30 AM ** 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival - Hula Kahiko
Saturday, April 7, 2018 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival - Hula Kahiko (Retelecast)
Saturday, April 7, 2018 6:00 PM to 1:00 AM ** 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival - Hula 'Auana and Awards Ceremony
Sunday, April 8, 2018 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival - Hula 'Auana and Awards Ceremony (Retelecast)
Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Best of Merrie Monarch 2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Best of Merrie Monarch 2018 (Retelecast)

** NOTE: Live streaming included

The three nights of hula competition will be re-televised the following day at 11:00 AM but not streamed online.


Merrie Monarch Festival 2018 Links