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People come together for 13th FestPAC

Crowds of people come together for the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture at the Hawai‘i Convention Center Monday.

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Gazellah Bruder, of Papua New Guinea, is an artist displaying her work at FestPac.
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Barane Iererita, of Kiribati, with one of his paintings, Te Tia Buaka.
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Gazellah Bruder, of Papua New Guinea, and Trisha Watson, hug after Watson purchased one of Bruder’s paintings.
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Jamie Barlow, of NOAA Fisheries, was at the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center. Fisheries division. Barlow is a “small boat expert” and has been doing small boat operations for 16 years. Most of the photographs on the wall are places he’s been to.
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Rapanui dancers, at practice.
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Guam dancers taking a group shot with props.
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Rapanui dancers practicing at Convention Center.
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Guam dancers, Sandra Torres, left, and Noah Joseph Castro.
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Guam dancers take a group shot.
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American Samoa dancers.
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American Samoa dancers.
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Crowd watching American Samoa dancing.
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American Samoa dancer.
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American Samoa dancer.
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American Samoa dancers.
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American Samoa’s Pauliana Angelfromheaven Felise-Vitale, Miss American Samoa, dancing.
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After spending the morning making tapa, students from Halau Ku Mana Charter School gave a thank you oli to Regina Meredith of American Samoa.
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Making tapa together are Sue Pearson, left, from Norfolk Island, Maria Encarnacion Atan Pakarati, Rapa Nui, and Ivy Carr, of Norfolk Island.
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Aborigine from Australia performing dances onstage.
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Regina Meredith of American Samoa gives a hug to a student from Halau Ku Mana Charter School. The class had spent the morning making tapa.
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Aborigines from Australia performers take a group shot before going onstage.

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