Keeping tradition alive


HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald

Healani’s Hula Halau and Music Academy of Kapaa, Kauai, under the direction of kumu hula Beverly Healani Sun Lan Apana Muraoka, performs a group kahiko on Friday night during the Merrie Monarch Festival at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Mutlipurpose Stadium. Twenty-nine wahine and kane halau are competing this weekend. The festival contines tonight with the ‘auana competition. For the full story and photo gallery from the kahiko performances, visit www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/merrie-monarch.

 

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