55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium
April 5-7, 2018
Hilo, Hawaii
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2018 Hula Competition Results

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)!

Overall

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

1,200 points
Hālau Nā Lei Kaumaka o Uka (Wahine)
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawaiʻalakaʻoionāpuaopiʻilani “Nāpua” Greig-Nakasone
Waiohuli, Kula, Maui
2nd Place
Highest Combined Points

1,198 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La (Kāne)
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapālama Uka, Honolulu, Oʻahu
3rd Place
Highest Combined Points

1,188 points
Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leināʻala (Wahine)
Kumu Hula Leināʻala Pavao Jardin
Kalāheo, Kauaʻi

Overall - Wahine

1st Place
1,200 points
Hālau Nā Lei Kaumaka o Uka
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawaiʻalakaʻoionāpuaopiʻilani “Nāpua” Greig-Nakasone
Waiohuli, Kula, Maui
2nd Place
1,188 points
Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leināʻala
Kumu Hula Leināʻala Pavao Jardin
Kalāheo, Kauaʻi
3rd Place (Tie)
1,175 points
(tiebreaker 1633 points)
Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela
Nā Kumu Hula Kauʻionālani “Kauʻi” Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu and Waimānalo, Oʻahu
3rd Place (Tie)
1,175 points
(tiebreaker 1633 points)
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu

Overall - Kāne

1st Place
1,198 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapālama Uka, Honolulu, Oʻahu
2nd Place
1,174 points
Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻiliahi
Nā Kumu Hula Brandon ʻIliahi Paredes and Joy Lynn Haunani Pascua Paredes
Wailuku, Maui
3rd Place
1,169 points
Hālau Nā Mamo O Puʻuanahulu
Nā Kumu Hula William “Sonny” Kahakuleilehua Haunuʻu Ching and Joseph Lōpaka Igarta-De Vera
Kapahulu, Honolulu, Oʻahu

Miss Aloha Hula

1st Place
1,130 points
Shalia Kapuauʻionālani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani
Hālau Nā Lei Kaumaka o Uka
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawaiʻalakaʻoionāpuaopiʻilani “Nāpua” Greig-Nakasone
Waiohuli, Kula, Maui
2nd Place
1,125 points
Ecstasy Jetta Laverne Kamakalikolehua Ligon
Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe
Nā Kumu Hula Tracie Kaʻōnohilani Farias Lopes and Robert Keawe Lopes
Pūʻahuʻula, Kāneʻohe, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
3rd Place
1,122 points
Nicole Mailenani Yuen
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu
4th Place
1,096 points
Asialynn Genoa Kalihilihiʻulaonālehuaʻohōpoe Yap
Hālau Manaola
Kumu Hula Nani Lim Yap
Kohala, Hawaiʻi
5th Place
1,088 points
Maile Yurika Garrett
Hālau Hula ʻO Kawailiʻulā
Kumu Hula Chinky Māhoe
Kailua, Oʻahu
Hawaiian
Language
Award

49 points (tiebreaker 68 points)
Ecstasy Jetta Laverne Kamakalikolehua Ligon
Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe
Nā Kumu Hula Tracie Kaʻōnohilani Farias Lopes and Robert Keawe Lopes
Pūʻahuʻula, Kāneʻohe, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu

Hula Kahiko - Wahine

1st Place
600 points
Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua
Nā Kumu Hula Robert Keʻanokealakahikikapoleikamakaʻopua “Keʻano” Kaʻupu IV and Kauhilonohonua “Lono” Padilla
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu
2nd Place
596 points
Hālau Nā Lei Kaumaka o Uka
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawaiʻalakaʻoionāpuaopiʻilani “Nāpua” Greig-Nakasone
Waiohuli, Kula, Maui
3rd Place
592 points
Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leināʻala
Kumu Hula Leināʻala Pavao Jardin
Kalāheo, Kauaʻi
4th Place
583 points
Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima
Kumu Hula Leslie Māpuana “Māpu” Howell de Silva
Kaʻōhao, Kailua, Koʻolaupoko, Oʻahu
5th Place
582 points
Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela
Nā Kumu Hula Kauʻionālani “Kauʻi” Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu and Waimānalo, Oʻahu

Hula Kahiko - Kāne

1st Place
594 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapālama Uka, Honolulu, Oʻahu
2nd Place
590 points
Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻiliahi
Nā Kumu Hula Brandon ʻIliahi Paredes and Joy Lynn Haunani Pascua Paredes
Wailuku, Maui
3rd Place
586 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
585 points
Hālau I Ka Wēkiu
Nā Kumu Hula Karl Kamaluikauakokoha'aheoinapali “Veto” Baker and Michael Nalanakila'ekolu “Lanakila” Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, Oʻahu

Hula ʻAuana - Wahine

1st Place
604 points
Hālau Nā Lei Kaumaka o Uka
Kumu Hula Jaye Kawaiʻalakaʻoionāpuaopiʻilani “Nāpua” Greig-Nakasone
Waiohuli, Kula, Maui
2nd Place
596 points
Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leināʻala
Kumu Hula Leināʻala Pavao Jardin
Kalāheo, Kauaʻi
3rd Place
593 points
Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela
Nā Kumu Hula Kauʻionālani “Kauʻi” Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook
Kalihi, Honolulu, Oʻahu and Waimānalo, Oʻahu
4th Place
589 points
Hālau o Ka Hanu Lehua
Kumu Hula Carlson Kamaka Kukona III
Waikapū, Maui
5th Place
586 points
Hālau I Ka Wēkiu
Nā Kumu Hula Karl Kamaluikauakokoha'aheoinapali “Veto” Baker and Michael Nalanakila'ekolu “Lanakila” Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, Oʻahu

Hula ʻAuana - Kāne

1st Place
604 points
Ka Leo O Laka I Ka Hikina O Ka La
Kumu Hula Kaleo Trinidad
Kapālama Uka, Honolulu, Oʻahu
2nd Place
584 points
Hālau Kekuaokalāʻauʻalaʻiliahi
Nā Kumu Hula Brandon ʻIliahi Paredes and Joy Lynn Haunani Pascua Paredes
Wailuku, Maui
3rd Place
583 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
582 points
Hālau I Ka Wēkiu
Nā Kumu Hula Karl Kamaluikauakokoha'aheoinapali “Veto” Baker and Michael Nalanakila'ekolu “Lanakila” Casupang
Pauoa, Honolulu, Oʻahu