The 52nd Annual Merrie Monarch Festival is a week-long cultural event held in Hilo, Hawaii at the Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium, April 9 -11, 2015. Festivities include an Internationally renowned Hula competition with Miss Aloha Hula on Thursday, Hula Kahiko on Friday, and Hula ‘Auana on Saturday. There is also a Hawaii Arts, Craft & Food Festival and a grand parade through Hilo town. The Merrie Monarch Festival is truly a unique cultural experience found only in Hawaii.
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