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Hula halau look for alternative lodging in Hilo

  • JAMM AQUINO / APRIL 20

    Kelina Eldredge of Halau Hi‘iakainamakalehua, with kumu Robert Ke‘ano Ka‘upu IV, left, and kumu Lono Padilla, won the 2017 Miss Aloha Hula title at this year’s Merrie Monarch Festival. Above left is Miss Aloha Hula 2016 Kayli Kaiulani Carr. The halau is among those seeking accommodations for next year’s event.

There probably is no easy cure for the problem of unconventional hula halau accommodations at the Merrie Monarch Festival, which swamps Hilo each year. Read more

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