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Ready for Merrie Monarch 2019? Here’s how you can tune in to all the action

  She’s the world’s longest-serving kumu hula ... and has never stopped learning

  Merrie Monarch’s top Halau, Hoku winners travel to Japan to spread Hawaii’s culture

  Merrie Monarch: Wearable Art by Wahine Toa Designs

  Merrie Monarch: Every song has a story

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula – ‘Auana: Alana Maureen Ka‘ano‘anookalani Paiva

The next 2018 Miss Aloha Hula contestant to perform her hula 'auana is Alana Maureen Ka'ano'anookalani Paiva from Halau O Ka Ua Kani Lehua.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula – ‘Auana: Shayla Makanoe Mie Thompson

Shayla Makanoe Mie Thompson of Halau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea is the next contestant to perform her hula 'auana.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula – ‘Auana: Kinohi Kealohilani Mirafuentes

Up next to perform hula 'auana Kinohi Kealohilani Mirafuentes from Halau Na Mamo O Pu?uanahulu.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula – ‘Auana: Shalia Kapuau‘ionalani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani

Shalia Kapuau'ionalani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani from Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka is the next 2018 Miss Aloha Hula contestant.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula – ‘Auana: Meagan Puanani Guerrero

Meagan Puanani Guerrero from Halau Kekuaokala'au'ala'iliahi performs her hula 'auana.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula – ‘Auana: Paoakalani Ashley Montgomery

The next 2018 Miss Aloha Hula contestant to grace the stage is Paoakalani Ashley Montgomery of Hula Halau 'O Kamuela.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula – ‘Auana: Asialynn Genoa Kalhilihi‘ulaonalehua‘ohopoe Yap

Asialynn Genoa Kalhilihi'ulaonalehua'ohopoe Yap from Halau Manaola is the next 2018 Miss Aloha Hula contestant to perform.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula – ‘Auana: Joelle Nohealani Kalima

Joelle Nohealani Kalima of Hula Halau O Kou Lima Nani E is the next contestant to perform her hula 'auana.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula - 'Auana: Shenaniah Ku‘ulei‘awapuhimelemelenaanuhea Romias

Shenaniah Ku'ulei'awapuhimelemelenaanuhea Romias from Halau I Ka Wekiu comes back to perform hula 'auana.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula - 'Auana: Ecstasy Jetta Laverne Kamakalikolehua Ligon

Ecstasy Jetta Laverne Kamakalikolehua Ligon from Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e comes back to the stage to start the hula auana portion of the competition.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Nicole Mailenani Yuen

Nicole Mailenani Yuen from Halau Hi'iakainamakalehua performs her hula kahiko.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Shayla Makanoe Mie Thompson

The next 2018 Miss Aloha Hula contestant to perform is Shayla Makanoe Mie Thompson.

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Shalia Kapuau‘ionalani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani

2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Shalia Kapuau'ionalani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Meagan Puanani Guerrero

2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Meagan Puanani Guerrero

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Ecstasy Jetta Laverne Kamakalikolehua Ligon

2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Ecstasy Jetta Laverne Kamakalikolehua Ligon

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Shenaniah Ku‘ulei‘awapuhimelemelenaanuhea Romias

2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Shenaniah Ku'ulei'awapuhimelemelenaanuhea Romias

  2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Joelle Nohealani Kalima

2018 Miss Aloha Hula - Kahiko: Joelle Nohealani Kalima

  Hula Halau 'O Kamuela Iapana - Kau’ionalani Kamana’o, Kunewa Mook, & Ako Kubota

Hula Halau 'O Kamuela Iapana performing on Ho'ike night.

2017 Miss Aloha Hula Results

2017 Miss Aloha Hula Results

  2017 Merrie Monarch: Hula ‘Auana - Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha’eha’e

Hula 'Auana - Ka La 'Onohi Mai O Ha'eha'e