Congratulations to Maui’s Shalia Kapuau’ionalani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani for being crowned this years Merrie Monarch Miss Aloha Hula! Shalia is a resident of Haliimaile and studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has been doing hula dancing since she was 4 years old.
This is the competitions 55th year. Shalia beat out 11 other dancers for the crown. Her years of practice and hard work paid off! Congratulations on your big achievement!