By Hawaii Tribune-Herald Staff | Saturday, April 23, 2022, 12:05 a.m.
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Pi‘ikea Kekihenelehuawewehiikekau‘onohi Lopes, Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e. (KELSEY WALLING/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)
Halau Kawai‘ulaokala watch Hiʻilei Lanikauakapukapuokeanuenue Puchalski perfrom in the Miss Aloha Hula competition.
The King and Queen enjoy performances during the Miss Aloha Hula competition.
Rosemary Kaʻimilei Kamoai-Strickland, Miss Aloha Hula 2021, performs before giving away the title on Thursday.
Pi‘ikea Kekihenelehuawewehiikekau‘onohi Lopes walks with her parents and kumu hula Tracie and Keawe Lopes after being named as Miss Aloha Hula at the 2022 Merrie Monarch Festival on Thursday night. Lopes represents halau Ka La ‘Onohi Mai O Ha‘eha‘e and scored 1,168 points. (KELSEY WALLING/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)