Merrie Monarch 2012 - Events: Sunday, April 8, 2012
Stay at Hale Moana Bed & Breakfast and visit Hilo and the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival, - only 30 minutes away:
Ho'olaule'a ( Music Festival) at the Hilo Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. The music festival is a celebration of hula and Hawaaian chants performed by local Halaus and students. The event has food, drinks, snacks for sale as well as the first opportunity to buy the official T-shirts and the program guide.
Here are videos and photos of previous Ho'oaule'a events during Merrie Monarch week 2011 and 2010 and 2009 and 2008.
SCHEDULE: 9AM to approximately 4PM