Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka of Maui, under the direction of kumu Napua Greig, took the overall winner title of the 55th Merrie Monarch Festival early Sunday morning at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Stadium.
Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka had the highest combined score of 1,200, earning it the Lokalia Montgomery Perpetual Trophy.
Check out more of the stunning pics from the 'Auana competition in the photo gallery here
A total of 29 hula troupes — nine kane (men) and 20 wahine (women) — competed in the group kahiko competition on Friday, followed by the group auana competition on Saturday.
On Thursday night, Greig’s solo dancer, Shalia Kapuauʻionalani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani, also won the Miss Aloha Hula title among 12 contenders.
Check out more of the pics of the gorgeous contestants in the Miss Aloha Hula competition here