59th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival
Hula Competition
Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium
April 21-23, 2022
Hilo, Hawaii
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Congratulations to 2022 Miss Aloha Hula Pi‘ikea Kekīhenelehuawewehiikekau‘ōnohi Lopes of Ka Lā ʻŌnohi Mai o Haʻehaʻe and Overall Winner Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leināʻala (Wahine)!

Hawaii News Now and K5 will broadcast the 59th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival (2022) competition in high definition from Thursday through Saturday, April 21-23, 2022. 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 (posted on @K5Hawaii Facebook page and Zap2it TV Listings) as of April 20, 2022

Date Time (HST)
(subject to change)
Program
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM Hoʻolamau: Episode 1
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM Hoʻolamau: Episode 2
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2010
Thursday, April 14, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2011
Thursday, April 14, 2022 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2012
Friday, April 15, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2013
Friday, April 15, 2022 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2014
Saturday, April 16, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Hula is Life: Familiar Faces of the Festival
Saturday, April 16, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2015
Saturday, April 16, 2022 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2016
Sunday, April 17, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Hula is Life: Miss Aloha Hula 1991, 2001, and 2011
Sunday, April 17, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2017
Sunday, April 17, 2022 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2018
Monday, April 18, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2019
Monday, April 18, 2022 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Hawaii Fashion Showcase 2021: A Tribute to Merrie Monarch
Monday, April 18, 2022 9:00 PM to 9:30 PM Hoʻolamau
Monday, April 18, 2022 9:30 PM to 10:00 PM Hula is Life
Monday, April 18, 2022 10:00 PM to 10:30 PM Hoʻolamau
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Best of Merrie Monarch 2021
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Hawaii Fashion Showcase: Tribute to Merrie Monarch 2022
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 9:00 PM to 9:30 PM Hoʻolamau
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 9:30 PM to 10:00 PM Hula is Life
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Hawaii Fashion Showcase: Tribute to Merrie Monarch 2022 [Retelecast]
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Backstage at the Merrie Monarch Festival
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 8:30 PM to 9:00 PM Talk Story with McKenna Maduli: “Hula is Life Part 2” (2020) [with Hālau Hiʻiakaināmakalehua]
[Video 1 | Video 2 | Video 3 | Video 4]
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 9:35 PM to 10:05 PM Talk Story with McKenna Maduli: “Hula is Life Part 3” (2020) [with Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu]
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 10:05 PM to 11:00 PM Talk Story with McKenna Maduli: “Hula is Life - The Miss Aloha Hula Legacy” [with Kauʻi Dalire, Malia Petersen and Kaʻimilei Keaomoai-Strickland]
Thursday, April 21, 2022 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Pop-Up Mākeke: Miss Aloha Hula Night
[Streaming also available on Facebook Live @popupmakeke]
Thursday, April 21, 2022 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM The 2022 Merrie Monarch Festival: Miss Aloha Hula Competition
Friday, April 22, 2022 12:00 AM to 01:00 AM Talk Story with McKenna Maduli: “Hula is Life - The Miss Aloha Hula Legacy” [with Kauʻi Dalire, Malia Petersen and Kaʻimilei Keaomoai-Strickland] [Retelecast]
Friday, April 22, 2022 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM The 2022 Merrie Monarch Festival: Miss Aloha Hula Competition [Retelecast]
Friday, April 22, 2022 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Talk Story with McKenna Maduli: “Hula is Life - Eō e O'Brian Eselu” [with ʻIliahi Paredes, Tracie Lopes and Laʻakea Perry]
Friday, April 22, 2022 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM The 2022 Merrie Monarch Festival: Hula Kahiko Competition
Saturday, April 23, 2022 12:00 AM to 1:00 AM Pop-Up Mākeke
Saturday, April 23, 2022 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM The 2022 Merrie Monarch Festival: Hula Kahiko Competition [Retelecast]
Saturday, April 23, 2022 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Talk Story with McKenna Maduli: “Hula is Life - The Art of Haku Mele” [Frank Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, Robi Kahakalau and Louis “Moon” Kauakahi]
Saturday, April 23, 2022 6:00 PM to 1:00 AM The 2022 Merrie Monarch Festival: Hula ʻAuana Competition & Awards Ceremony
Sunday, April 24, 2022 1:00 AM to 2:00 AM Hawaii Fashion Showcase: Tribute to Merrie Monarch 2022 [Retelecast]
Sunday, April 24, 2022 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM The 2022 Merrie Monarch Festival: Hula ʻAuana Competition & Awards Ceremony [Retelecast]
Sunday, April 24, 2022 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Pop-Up Mākeke
Sunday, April 24, 2022 9:35 PM to 10:30 PM Hawaii Fashion Showcase: Tribute to Merrie Monarch 2022 [Retelecast]
Sunday, April 24, 2022 10:30 PM to 11:00 PM Hoʻolamau

NOTE: The three nights of hula competition will be re-televised on K5 but not streamed online.



K5 (KFVE) Viewing Options

  • Cable: Spectrum Channels 6 and 1006
  • Cable: Hawaiian Telcom Channels 6 and 1006
  • Satellite: DirecTV Channel 6
  • Satellite: Dish Network Channel 8


KHNL (Hawaii News Now) Viewing Options

  • Over-the-Air (OTA) Digital Television [aka Rabbit Ears]:
    Antenna Channel 13.2 (Oʻahu)
    Antenna Channel 6.1 (Big Island - Hilo / Kona)
    Antenna Channel 6.1 (Maui)
  • Web Streaming: HawaiiNewsNow.com/MerrieMonarch
  • Over-the-top (OTT) Streaming: Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV with the Hawaii News Now app (regional restrictions may apply)
  • Hawaii News Now Mobile App: Download from Google Play (Android) or the Apple App Store (iOS)


Merrie Monarch Festival 2022 Links