The Merrie Monarch Festival honors the legacy of King David Kalakaua’s vision for perpetuation of Hawaiian . View All 2017 Miss Aloha Hula Winners • . Information on the 54th Merrie Monarch Festival hula competition held April 20-22, 2017 in Hilo, Hawaii at the Edith Kanaka’ole Stadium. 14 апр. 2017 г. – This year’s Merrie Monarch Festival runs from April 16–22. Here’s everything you need to know about the biggest, most prestigious hula . 12 апр. 2017 г. – Every Spring, Hilo comes alive during the annual Merrie Monarch Festival—an internationally-acclaimed celebration of Hawaii’s most beloved . This is a page of the Merrie Monarch Festival 2017 Highlights and Video. Merrie Monarch Festival organizers released the names of 23 participants and seven judges. . April 8, 2017, 12:00 PM HST (Updated March 29, 2017, 1:20 PM) . For more information on the 2017 Merrie Monarch Festival, click here. To watch live coverage of the 2017 Merrie Monarch Festival during competition hours, .