The Merrie Monarch Festival crowned a new Miss Aloha Hula Thursday night. Rebecca Lilinoekapahauomaunakea Sterling, from Halau Mohala ‘Ilima...More >>
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Backstage at the Merrie Monarch. Meet some of halau members and learn how they've prepared for the dance, and hear some of Hawaii's most notable music groups perform...It's Merrie Monarch Week only on KFVE!More >> Ho'ike means to show or exhibit, and while halau dancing at the Merrie Monarch festival didn't compete Wednesday night, they put in just as much work as if they did.
Hundreds of Merrie Monarch hula participants left Oahu for the Big Island Wednesday morning. Hawaii News Now caught up with some of the halau at the Honolulu airport.
The Merrie Monarch festival in Hilo – paying homage to King David Kalakaua and celebrating all things hula - is in its 49th year.More >>