On April 11, the community came to WCC to revel in a day of creative activities for the 5th Annual Palikū Arts Festival.
Here are a few images by Ka ‘Ohana photographer Jessica Crawford.
A girl ties a poem onto the “poetry tree.”
A WCC student works on a clay pot in the pottery lab.
After posing in the drawing studio, a mother and son hold up their finished portrait.
A woman in Gallery ‘Iolani enjoys artwork from the exhibit, “Communities, Disaster, and Change.”
A woman sketches a model in the drawing studio.
A selection of wood-fired pizzas from Boston’s, one of the many food vendors that catered at the festival.
WCC English professor Annette Priesman sells her handcrafted glass artwork and jewelry.
A family displays their finished screen print design.
Artist and WCC graduate Mikki O’Phelan enjoys a plate lunch.
Artwork painted by children lays to dry.
WCC music instructor Ka‘ala Carmack plays ukulele while participants sing along.
WCC graduate Patty Yonehiro helps her nephew paint a ceramic design.
Residents from Kina ‘Ole Estate visit the Paliku Arts Festival.
WCC professor Janine Oshiro helps children write poetry.
Chefs from Boston’s Pizza pose in front of the wood-fire oven.
A girl displays carvings made from soap.
The Royal Hawaiian Band plays for festival goers.
WCC student Joe Flores helps a young girl sculpt with clay.
A young boy and his mother play piano at the Paliku Arts Festival.
A display of Hawaiian wood carvings.
Students from Castle High School’s band
A woman creates a necklace from Koa wood.