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Merrie Monarch Festival

APTOPIX Hula Forest Disease

In this Friday, March 11, 2016 photo, members of Halau Hiiakainamakalehua practice in Honolulu for the upcoming Merrie Monarch Festival, which is the world’s most prestigious hula competition. The group is among the competitors heeding calls to avoid using ohia blossoms at this year’s competition because of a fungus that’s killing the trees that grow them.

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