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Merrie Monarch Festival - Free Mid-day Entertainment

Festival Events

April 21–27, 2019

Free Mid-day Entertainment

Daily (Monday through Friday)

Entertainment at the Grand Naniloa Hotel (12 p.m.),
and the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel (1 p.m.).

Merrie Monarch Invitational Hawaiian Arts Fair

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday,
April 24th through Friday, April 26th 

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, April 27th
at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium

An annual favorite, this free event features local artists, crafters, and entertainment.

Hōʻike Performances

6:00 pm, Wednesday, April 24th 
at the Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium

An exhibition night of hula and folk dance from around the Pacific.
The performances are free to the public, no tickets required.

Miss Aloha Hula

6:00 pm, Thursday, April 25th 
at the Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium

Individual competition for the title of Miss Aloha Hula with contestants performing hula kahiko, hula ʻauana and oli (chant).

Group Hula Kahiko

6:00 pm, Friday, April 26th 
at the Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium

Hālau hula perform ancient style dances.

Group Hula ʻAuana & Awards

6:00 pm, Saturday, April 27th 
at the Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium

Hālau hula perform modern style dances, followed by an awards presentation for all group winners.

Merrie Monarch Royal Parade

10:30 am, Saturday, April 27th
through downtown Hilo

One of the festival’s most entertaining and fun events for the entire family, the parade begins and ends at Pauahi St. (Kilauea Ave. — Keawe St. — Waiānuenue Ave. — Kamehameha Ave.).

Ticket Info Here

Find more info at www.merriemonarch.com

 

Event Properties

Event Date 04-24-2019 1:00 pm
Event End Date 04-24-2019 3:00 pm
Location Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

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