Competitions and Awards

COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS

San Jose Tahiti Fete 2012, San Jose, CA
Solos:
Paul Panopio- 2nd Place 16-18 Hura Tau Tane
Glenn Salonga- 2nd place 25-34 Hura Tau Tane
 
Hura Tahiti 2012, Fullerton, CA
1st Place- Tamarii Otea
Hura Tau Division (Professional Group)
1st Place- Otea
1st Place- Aparima
1st Place- Ahuroa
1st Place- Creation Drumming
1st Place- Creation Music
1st Place Overall Presentaition
Best Orero
Best Costume Raatira
Solos:
Kasilita Faiva- 2nd Place 5-9 Tamahine
Phil Panopio- 2nd Place 16-19 Tane
Justin Cheng- 1st Place 16-19 Tane
John Panopio- 3rd Place 20-24 Tane
Jansine Green- 1st Place 20-24 Vahine
Alaina Guillermo- 2nd Place 25-30 Vahine
Kristen Tualaulelei - 1st Place 25-30 Vahine
Glenn Salonga- 1st Place 25-30 Overall Tane
 
Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete 2012, Merced, CA
Solos:
Justin Cheng- 1st Place 19-24 ADV Tane
 
Heiva I San Diego 2011, San Diego, CA
Solos:
Jerrod Meneses- 1st Place 18-21 Tane
Justin Cheng- 2nd Place 18-21 Tane
Vince Calapit- 3rd Place 18-21 Tane
Glenn Salonga- 3rd Place 22-26 Tane
 
Manahere I Ori Tahiti 2011, Milpitas, CA
Solos:
Leti Morales- 3rd Place 6-8 ADV Vahine
Kaley Pon- 2nd Place 9-12 BEG Vahine
Fue Tualaulelei- 3rd Place 16-18 INTM Vahine
Ruta Ropati- 1st Place 16-18 INTM Vahine
Justin Cheng- 1st Place 16-18 ADV Tane
 
Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete 2011, Merced, CA
Solos:
Justin Cheng- 1st Place 16-18 ADV Tane
Tania Riss-            35+ ADV Vahine
 
International Tahitian Ori (ITO) 2010, Anaheim, CA
Solos:
Jerrod Meneses- 3rd Place 16-21 Tane
 
Manahere I Ori Tahiti 2010, Milpitas, CA
Solos:
Jane Ropati- 3rd Place 9-12 Vahine
Paul Panopio- 3rd Place 16-18 ADV Tane
Phil Panopio- 2nd Place 16-18 ADV Tane
Jerrod Meneses- 1st Place 16-18 ADV Tane
Kirsten Quiocho- 3rd Place 19-24 BEG Vahine
Ashley Inguito- 2nd Place 19-24 ADV Vahine
Lillian Wong- 1st Place BEG Vahine
 
San Jose Tahiti Fete 2010, San Jose, CA
Hura Tau Division (Professional Group):
1st Place- Otea
1st Place- Aparima
3rd Place- Tapairu Ahuroa
1st Place- Tupuna Ahuroa
1st Place- Tamarii Otea
Solos:
Phil Panopio- 3rd Place 16-18 Tane
Tahaki Foster- 1st Place 25-34 Overall Tane
 
Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete 2010, Merced, CA
Solos:
Jerrod  Meneses- 1st Place 16-18 ADV
 
Heiva I Honolulu 2010, Honolulu, HA
Solos:
Glenn Salonga- 2nd Place 22-26 Tane
 
Kori Kori Tahiti Fete 2009, Las Vegas, NV
Solos:
Jorden Chaban-3rd Place
Tania Riss- 3rd Place
 
Manahere I Ori Tahiti 2009, Milpitas, CA
Solos:
Jerrod Meneses- 1st Place 16-18 ADV Tane
 
Hura Tahiti Competition 2009, Fullerton, CA
Hura Tau Division (Professional Group):
1st Place- Overall
2nd Place- Otea
1st Place- Aparima 
2nd Place- Ahuroa
3rd Place- Drumming
2nd Place- Music
2nd Place- Tamarii Otea
Best Costume
Solos:
Glenn Salonga- 1st Place/Overall Tane
Jerrod Meneses- 3rd Place 
Tania Riss- 3rd Place
 
Tarena Tahiti 2009, San Francisco, CA
Solos:
Jorden Chaban- 3rd Place
Shilin Montes
Jerrod Meneses- 1st Place
Anthony (SI) Santa- Inglesia- 1st Place, Overall Tane & Best Costume
 
Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete 2009, Merced, CA
Solos:
Teuila Tuiasosopo- 3rd place 6-8 BEG Vahine
Jerrod Meneses- 3rd Place 16-18 ADV Tane
Glenn Salonga- 3rd Place 19-24 ADV Tane
 
Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete 2007, Atwater, CA
Solos: 
3rd place: Tania Riss - Vahine 25-34 Advanced.
 
Tahiti Fete 2005, San Jose, CA
Hura Tau Division (Professional Group):
1st Place: Otea
1st Place: Aparima
1st Place: Music
2nd Place: Drumming
1st Place: Tupuna Ahuroa
1st Place: Best Traditional Costume
1st Place: Ra'atira Costume
Solos
3rd Place Vahine Solos: Cheryl Salonga
1st Place Tane Solos: Tahaki Foster
 
Tahiti Fete 2003, San Jose, CA
Hura Tau Division (Professional Group):
1st Place: Otea
1st Place: Aparima
1st Place: Tupuna Ahuroa
1st Place: Best Traditional Costume
1st Place: Ra'atira Costume
 
Tahiti Fete 2002, San Jose, CA
Hura Tau Division (Professional Group):
1st Place: Otea
1st Place: Aparima
1st Place: Tupuna Ahuroa
3rd Place: Music
4th Place: Ahuroa (1st - Hura Ava Tau Division)
Solos:
2nd Place: Tommy Tualaulelei - Tane 35+ yrs
3rd Place: Jeanine Poquis - Vahine 35+ yrs
3rd Place: Riza Gerodias - 25-34 yrs Vahine
Place: Paolo Braganza - 25-34 yrs Tane
3rd Place: John delosAngeles - Tane 13-15 yrs
Tamarii Exhibition
 
Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete 2002, Atwater, CA
Solos:
1st Place: Pea Ulufatu - Tane 25-34 yrs advanced
3rd Place: Robert (Boom) Malaca, Jr. - Tane 13-15 yrs beginner
 
Heiva I Reno 2002, Reno, NV
Solos:
2nd Place: Serah Pele - Sr. Division - 13-17 yrs.
 
Tahiti Fete of Hilo 2001, Hilo, HI
Hura Ava Tau Division (Junior Group):
1st Place: Music
Solos:
2nd Place: Tommy Tualaulelei - Tane 35+ yrs
 
Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete 2001, Merced, CA
Hura Ava Tau Division (Junior Group):
2nd Place: Aparima
Solos:
2nd Place: John delosAngeles - Tane 9-12 yrs beginner
2nd Place: Jill delosAngeles - Vahine 13-15 yrs beginner
3rd Place: Cheryl Salonga - Vahine 19-24 yrs beginner
3rd Place: Pea Ulufatu - Tane 25-34 yrs advanced
 
Tahiti Fete 2000, San Jose, CA
Hura Ava Tau Division (Junior Group):
2nd Place: Otea
2nd Place: Drumming
Aparima
Ahuroa
Solos:
2nd Place: Tommy Tualaulelei - Tane 35+ yrs
Tamarii Exhibition
 
Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete 2000, Merced, CA
Solos:
2nd Place: Rina DeGuzman - Vahine 13-15 yrs beginner 
 
Tahiti Fete 1999, San Jose, CA
Hura Ava Tau Division (Junior Group):
4th Place: Otea
4th Place: Aparima
2nd Place: Music
Solos:
1st Place: Tommy Tualaulelei - Tane 35+ yrs

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