Fun at Palikū Arts Festival

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 girl ties a poem onto the “poetry tree.”

A WCC student works on a clay pot in the pottery lab.

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.

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 in Gallery ‘Iolani enjoys artwork from the exhibit, “Communities, Disaster, and Change.”

A woman sketches a model in the drawing studio.

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.

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.

WCC English professor Annette Priesman sells her handcrafted glass artwork and jewelry.

A family displays their finished screen print design.

A family displays their finished screen print design.

Artist and WCC graduate Mikki O'Phelan enjoys a plate lunch.

Artist and WCC graduate Mikki O’Phelan enjoys a plate lunch.

Artwork painted by children lays to dry.

Artwork painted by children lays to dry.

WCC music instructor Ka‘ala Carmack plays ukulele while participants sing along.

WCC music instructor Ka‘ala Carmack plays ukulele while participants sing along.

WCC graduate Patty Yonehiro helps her nephew paint a ceramic design.

WCC graduate Patty Yonehiro helps her nephew paint a ceramic design.

Residents from Kina 'Ole Estate visit the Paliku Arts Festival.

Residents from Kina ‘Ole Estate visit the Paliku Arts Festival.

WCC professor Janine Oshiro helps children write poetry.

WCC professor Janine Oshiro helps children write poetry.

Chefs from Boston's Pizza pose in front of the wood-fire oven.

Chefs from Boston’s Pizza pose in front of the wood-fire oven.

Soap Carvings

A girl displays carvings made from soap.

Royal Hawaiian Band

The Royal Hawaiian Band plays for festival goers.

Play in Clay

WCC student Joe Flores helps a young girl sculpt with clay.

Piano Players

A young boy and his mother play piano at the Paliku Arts Festival.

Hawaiian Carvings

A display of Hawaiian wood carvings.

Castle High School Band

Students from Castle High School’s band

Bracelet Carvings

A woman creates a necklace from Koa wood.