56th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium
April 25-27, 2019
Hilo, Hawaii
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Congratulations to 2019 Miss Aloha Hula Taizha Keakealani Hughes-Kaluhiokalani of Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua and Overall Winner Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela (Wahine)!

Hawaii News Now and K5 will broadcast the 56th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival (2019) competition in high definition from Thursday through Saturday, April 25-27, 2019. They will also provide live streaming video of the competition each night at HawaiiNewsNow.com/MerrieMonarch.

The TV broadcasts in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (the Hawaiian language) will be available via the Secondary Audio Program (SAP) feature on your television.


K5 Programming Schedule (from Zap2It TV Listings)

Date Time (HST)
(subject to change)
Program
Sunday, April 21, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Best of Merrie Monarch 2013
Sunday, April 21, 2019 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Best of Merrie Monarch 2014
Monday, April 22, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Best of Merrie Monarch 2015
Monday, April 22, 2019 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Best of Merrie Monarch 2016
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Best of Merrie Monarch 2017
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Best of Merrie Monarch 2018
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM ** Merrie Monarch: Backstage
Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM ** The 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival: Miss Aloha Hula
Friday, April 26, 2019 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM The 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival: Miss Aloha Hula (Retelecast)
Friday, April 26, 2019 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM ** The 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival: Hula Kahiko
Saturday, April 27, 2019 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM The 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival: Hula Kahiko (Retelecast)
Saturday, April 27, 2019 6:00 PM to 1:00 AM ** The 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival: Hula ʻAuana and Awards Ceremony
Sunday, April 28, 2018 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM The 2019 Merrie Monarch Festival: Hula ʻAuana and Awards Ceremony (Retelecast)
Sunday, May 5, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Best of Merrie Monarch 2019

** NOTE: Live streaming included



K5 Viewing Options

  • Cable: Spectrum Channels 22 and 1022
  • Cable: Hawaiian Telcom Channels 13 and 1013
  • Over-the-Air (OTA) Digital Television: Antenna Channel 13.2 (Honolulu, Hawaii)
  • Web Streaming: HawaiiNewsNow.com/MerrieMonarch
  • Over-the-top (OTT) Streaming: Roku and Amazon Fire TV with the Hawaii News Now app


Merrie Monarch Festival 2019 Links