Kumu Pomaika`i in Washington DC
Had a great time in Washington DC, participating in the 50th Anniversary of the Lei Draping ceremonies for Kamehameha l.
Lei were made and given as makana to Kamehameha l. Maile, Kukui, Lau ki, Orchids, Dendrobium, Different types of greenery all in honor of our mo`i.
Guest speakers, Hawai`i dignitaries along with Congressional dignitaries, Hawaiian organizations across the board; Papa Ola Lokahi, NOAA, KSBS, Hawai`i Chambers of Commerce, Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, Hawai`i State Society Association, Mainland Council Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, na hula halau o Wakinekona.
Aloha Boys supplied the music interlude throughout the day.
A great celebration indeed.