Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Friday, July 12, 2024 78° Today's Paper


Hawaii News

FestPAC kicks off with wa‘a ceremony

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A wa‘a ceremony at Kualoa Regional Park on Wednesday kicked off the 10-day Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture hosted by Hawaii. A crowd waited to greet the Manaiakalani wa‘a from Lahaina with dignitaries from Australia aboard.
1/4
Swipe or click to see more

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

A wa‘a ceremony at Kualoa Regional Park on Wednesday kicked off the 10-day Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture hosted by Hawaii. A crowd waited to greet the Manaiakalani wa‘a from Lahaina with dignitaries from Australia aboard.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Kumu hula Pua Case and Mapuana de Silva exchanged honi.
2/4
Swipe or click to see more

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Kumu hula Pua Case and Mapuana de Silva exchanged honi.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture held a wa‘a ceremony Wednesday at Kualoa Regional Park. Above, the Manaiakalani wa‘a from Lahaina escorted dignitaries from Australia to shore.
3/4
Swipe or click to see more

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

The Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture held a wa‘a ceremony Wednesday at Kualoa Regional Park. Above, the Manaiakalani wa‘a from Lahaina escorted dignitaries from Australia to shore.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Cook Islands delegates celebrated with music and dance.
4/4
Swipe or click to see more

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Cook Islands delegates celebrated with music and dance.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A wa‘a ceremony at Kualoa Regional Park on Wednesday kicked off the 10-day Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture hosted by Hawaii. A crowd waited to greet the Manaiakalani wa‘a from Lahaina with dignitaries from Australia aboard.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Kumu hula Pua Case and Mapuana de Silva exchanged honi.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture held a wa‘a ceremony Wednesday at Kualoa Regional Park. Above, the Manaiakalani wa‘a from Lahaina escorted dignitaries from Australia to shore.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Cook Islands delegates celebrated with music and dance.