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FestPAC programming continues in Honolulu

The Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture continued Thursday with programming at the Hawaii Convention Center and the Capitol Modern in downtown Honolulu. The Capitol Modern remained open despite a power outage in the area.

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Casey Natty of the Australian Arpaka Dance Company performed at the Hawaii Convention Center on Thursday.
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Nevell Boney, left, Casey Natty, back row, and Aroha Pehi of the Australian Arpaka Dance Company performed at the Hawaii Convention Center on Thursday.
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Te Ahu Paenga, left, and Te kotuku Tahana-Waititi, both from New Zealand, took a break after performing at the Hawaii Convention Center on Thursday.
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Hawaii’s Halau Hiʻiakainamakalehua, led by Kumu Hula Robert Keʻano Kaʻupu IV and Lono Padilla, performed at the Hawaii Convention Center on Thursday.
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Kabini Fa’ari Afia, left, of the Solomon Islands, and Kennedy Silk Jr., of the Marshall Islands, were panelists for a session entitled “Rising Seas & Refugees.”
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Penivao Moealofa of Tuvalu was a panelist for a session entitled “Rising Seas & Refugees.”
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Hawaii’s Halau Hiʻiakainamakalehua, led by Kumu Hula Robert Keʻano Kaʻupu IV and Lono Padilla, performed at the Hawaii Convention Center on Thursday.
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Hawaii’s Halau Hiʻiakainamakalehua, led by Kumu Hula Robert Keʻano Kaʻupu IV and Lono Padilla, performed at the Hawaii Convention Center on Thursday.
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Hawaii’s Halau Hiʻiakainamakalehua, led by Kumu Hula Robert Keʻano Kaʻupu IV and Lono Padilla, performed at the Hawaii Convention Center on Thursday.
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Hawaii’s Halau Hiʻiakainamakalehua, led by Kumu Hula Robert Keʻano Kaʻupu IV and Lono Padilla, performed at the Hawaii Convention Center on Thursday.
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Casey Natty, left, and Neville Boney of the Australian Arpaka Dance Company performed at the Hawaii Convention Center on Thursday.
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Casey Natty, left, and Neville Boney of the Australian Arpaka Dance Company performed at the Hawaii Convention Center on Thursday.
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Jack Tai Laban of American Samoa performed at the Capitol Modern in downtown Honolulu on Thursday.
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Members of the Australian Arpaka Dance Company performed. Casey Natty, left, and Nevell Boney were in the back row. In the front are Brianna Kemmerling, left, Aroha Pehi and Harlisha Newie.
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Dancers from American Samoa performed at the Capitol Modern in downtown Honolulu on Thursday.
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Faranisi Leota of American Samoa performed a fire dance.
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Dancers from American Samoa performed at the Capitol Modern in downtown Honolulu on Thursday.
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Performers from Kamehameha Schools.
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The audience for Nainoa Thompson's keynote speech.
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Nainoa Thompson speaks on Thursday.
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An enthusiastic audience member danced along with American Samoa performers.