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More Pictures of Pu’uhonua o Honaunau Cultural Festival

July 7, 2012

National Park Service staff  at Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park. (John Wicart, NPS)

Poi pounding (John Wicart, NPS).

Weaving under a hale (hut) (John Wicart, NPS)

Poi Pounding (John Wicart, NPS)

Hula dancer with canoe paddle. (John Wicart, NPS)

Cultural practitioner Charles Grace with outrigger canoe. (John Wicart, NPS)

Making a basket from coconut leaves. (John Wicart, NPS)

Cleaning out ipu (gourds) (John Wicart, NPS)

Ceremony at Hale o Keawe Heiau. (John Wicart, NPS)

Making kahili (feather standards) (John Wicart, NPS)

Showing traditional Hawaiian medicinal uses of plants and other natural resources. (John Wicart, NPS)

Preparing kawa, a traditional Polynesian ceremonial drink. (John Wicart, NPS)

Presenting Hula (John Wicart, NPS)

A young visitor getting a unique national park experience! (John Wicart, NPS)

Visitors enjoying a double-hulled canoe ride. (John Wicart, NPS)

Yum! Pictured from left to right: purple sweet potato, dried banana, sugar cane, coconut, breadfruit, kulolo, dried fish and haupia. (John Wicart, NPS)

Weaving. (John Wicart, NPS)

Hale o Keawe Heiau. (John Wicart, NPS)

Click here to see more of John Wicart’s photos from this wonderful event!

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