Smithsonian Folklife Festival photo gallery

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<p>Loi Assistant Kaulana Vares, of the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Ka Papa Loi O Kanewai, teaches youngsters to pound taro at the University of Hawaii exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Loi Assistant Kaulana Vares, of the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Ka Papa Loi O Kanewai, teaches youngsters to pound taro at the University of Hawaii exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>Hawaii Community College Instructor Noe Noe Wong-Wilson teaches lauhala weaving at the University of Hawaii exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Hawaii Community College Instructor Noe Noe Wong-Wilson teaches lauhala weaving at the University of Hawaii exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>People from all over the world learn how to play the ukulele at the University of Hawaii exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

People from all over the world learn how to play the ukulele at the University of Hawaii exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>A hula workshop at the University of Hawaii tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

A hula workshop at the University of Hawaii tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>Hawaii Community College's halau Unukupukupu talks to visitors at Aunty Noe's Porch t the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Hawaii Community College's halau Unukupukupu talks to visitors at Aunty Noe's Porch t the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>A hula workshop at the University of Hawaii tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

A hula workshop at the University of Hawaii tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>Lomi lomi demonstration at the University of Hawaii tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Lomi lomi demonstration at the University of Hawaii tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>Navigator-in-Residence Kalepa Baybayan, from the University of Hawaii at Hilo's Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii, teaches visitors about non-instrument navigation at the University of Hawaii tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Navigator-in-Residence Kalepa Baybayan, from the University of Hawaii at Hilo's Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii, teaches visitors about non-instrument navigation at the University of Hawaii tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>University of Hawaii Foundation Associate Vice President Alvin Katahara at the UH alumni exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

University of Hawaii Foundation Associate Vice President Alvin Katahara at the UH alumni exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>University of Hawaii delegates show visitors how to play a Hawaiian game of strategy at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

University of Hawaii delegates show visitors how to play a Hawaiian game of strategy at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>A hula workshop at the University of Hawaii tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

A hula workshop at the University of Hawaii tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>Windward Community College Instructor Aaron Sala gives a talk about Hawaiian music in Aunty Noe's porch at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Windward Community College Instructor Aaron Sala gives a talk about Hawaiian music in Aunty Noe's porch at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>University of Hawaii delegates teach hei, a traditional Hawaiian string game, at the UH tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

University of Hawaii delegates teach hei, a traditional Hawaiian string game, at the UH tent at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>Ukeke workshop at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Ukeke workshop at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>University of Hawaii Vice President Rockne Freitas at the wayfaring exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

University of Hawaii Vice President Rockne Freitas at the wayfaring exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>Aquaponics exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Aquaponics exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>Feather crafts exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Feather crafts exhibit at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>Ukeke workshop at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Ukeke workshop at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>Kapono Souza demonstrates lomi lomi at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Kapono Souza demonstrates lomi lomi at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

<p>University of Hawaii delegates gather before the opening ceremonies at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.</p>

Opening day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

University of Hawaii delegates gather before the opening ceremonies at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.

<p>The University of Hawaii performs in Smithsonian Folklife Festival opening ceremony on June 27.</p>

Opening day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The University of Hawaii performs in Smithsonian Folklife Festival opening ceremony on June 27.

<p>Tuahine Troupe performs on Auntie Noe's Porch at the opening day of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.</p>

Opening day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Tuahine Troupe performs on Auntie Noe's Porch at the opening day of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.

<p>The University of Hawaii presents its exhibits at the opening day of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.</p>

Opening day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The University of Hawaii presents its exhibits at the opening day of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.

<p>Hawaii Community College Chancellor Noreen Yamane, left, UH President M.R.C. Greenwood and UH Manoa Hawaiinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge Dean Maenette Benham prepare for the start of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.</p>

Opening day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Hawaii Community College Chancellor Noreen Yamane, left, UH President M.R.C. Greenwood and UH Manoa Hawaiinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge Dean Maenette Benham prepare for the start of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.

<p>The University of Hawaii leading the start of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.</p>

Opening day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The University of Hawaii leading the start of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.

<p>Tuahine Troupe performs on Auntie Noe's Porch at the opening day of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.</p>

Opening day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Tuahine Troupe performs on Auntie Noe's Porch at the opening day of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.

<p>University of Hawaii at Manoa's Ka Papa Lo'i O Kanewai teaches visitors to pound poi at the opening day of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.</p>

Opening day at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

University of Hawaii at Manoa's Ka Papa Lo'i O Kanewai teaches visitors to pound poi at the opening day of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 27.

<p>University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25. Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.</p>

Honoring Abraham Lincoln

University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25. Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.

<p>Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25 to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.</p>

Honoring Abraham Lincoln

Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25 to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.

<p>Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25 to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.</p>

Honoring Abraham Lincoln

Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25 to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.

<p>University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood, right, and UH Manoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw, left, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25. Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.</p>

Honoring Abraham Lincoln

University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood, right, and UH Manoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw, left, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25. Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.

<p>Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25 to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.</p>

Honoring Abraham Lincoln

Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25 to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.

<p>Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25 to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.</p>

Honoring Abraham Lincoln

Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25 to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.

<p>Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25 to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.</p>

Honoring Abraham Lincoln

Approximately 75 presidents of public land-grant colleges and universities gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 25 to honor Abraham Lincoln and his role in the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862.

<p>The University of Hawaii contingent worked together on July 1 to pick up the pieces and prepare for the re-opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival after a severe thunderstorm shut down the festival on June 30.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival storm clean-up

The University of Hawaii contingent worked together on July 1 to pick up the pieces and prepare for the re-opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival after a severe thunderstorm shut down the festival on June 30.

<p>The University of Hawaii contingent worked together on July 1 to pick up the pieces and prepare for the re-opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival after a severe thunderstorm shut down the festival on June 30.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival storm clean-up

The University of Hawaii contingent worked together on July 1 to pick up the pieces and prepare for the re-opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival after a severe thunderstorm shut down the festival on June 30.

<p>The University of Hawaii contingent worked together on July 1 to pick up the pieces and prepare for the re-opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival after a severe thunderstorm shut down the festival on June 30.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival storm clean-up

The University of Hawaii contingent worked together on July 1 to pick up the pieces and prepare for the re-opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival after a severe thunderstorm shut down the festival on June 30.

<p>The University of Hawaii contingent worked together on July 1 to pick up the pieces and prepare for the re-opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival after a severe thunderstorm shut down the festival on June 30.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival storm clean-up

The University of Hawaii contingent worked together on July 1 to pick up the pieces and prepare for the re-opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival after a severe thunderstorm shut down the festival on June 30.

<p>The University of Hawaii contingent worked together on July 1 to pick up the pieces and prepare for the re-opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival after a severe thunderstorm shut down the festival on June 30.</p>

Smithsonian Folklife Festival storm clean-up

The University of Hawaii contingent worked together on July 1 to pick up the pieces and prepare for the re-opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival after a severe thunderstorm shut down the festival on June 30.

<p>Hawaii Community College's hula halau Unukupukupu performs at the Library of Congress on July 26.</p>

Unukupukupu Performance

Hawaii Community College's hula halau Unukupukupu performs at the Library of Congress on July 26.

<p>Hawaii Community College's hula halau Unukupukupu performs at the Library of Congress on July 26.</p>

Unukupukupu Performance

Hawaii Community College's hula halau Unukupukupu performs at the Library of Congress on July 26.

<p>Hawaii Community College's hula halau Unukupukupu performs at the Library of Congress on July 26.</p>

Unukupukupu Performance

Hawaii Community College's hula halau Unukupukupu performs at the Library of Congress on July 26.

<p>Hawaii Community College's hula halau Unukupukupu performs at the Library of Congress on July 26.</p>

Unukupukupu Performance

Hawaii Community College's hula halau Unukupukupu performs at the Library of Congress on July 26.

<p>University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood speaking at the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities Convocation</p>

APLU convocation

University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood speaking at the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities Convocation

<p>University of Hawaii delegates hold an awa ceremony at their exhibit tents on the National Mall</p>

UH Smithsonian Folklife Festival prepartions

University of Hawaii delegates hold an awa ceremony at their exhibit tents on the National Mall

<p>University of Hawaii prepares for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall</p>

UH Smithsonian Folklife Festival prepartions

University of Hawaii prepares for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall

<p>University of Hawaii moving onto the National Mall for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival</p>

UH Smithsonian Folklife Festival prepartions

University of Hawaii moving onto the National Mall for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

<p>From left, Kaulana Vares, Rick Barboza and Hiapo Cashman, from UH Manoa's Ka Papa Loi o Kanewai  working on the loi at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall</p>

UH Smithsonian Folklife Festival prepartions

From left, Kaulana Vares, Rick Barboza and Hiapo Cashman, from UH Manoa's Ka Papa Loi o Kanewai working on the loi at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall

<p>University of Hawaii at Manoa graduate student Kaulana Vares setting up the loi at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on National Mall</p>

UH Smithsonian Folklife Festival prepartions

University of Hawaii at Manoa graduate student Kaulana Vares setting up the loi at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on National Mall

<p>University of Hawaii at Manoa graduate student Kaulana Vares setting up the loi at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on National Mall</p>

UH Smithsonian Folklife Festival prepartions

University of Hawaii at Manoa graduate student Kaulana Vares setting up the loi at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on National Mall

The University of Hawaiʻi was among 20 public land-grant universities featured in the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington D.C. from June 27 to July 8, 2012.

See more on the University of Hawaiʻi’s Smithsonian experience.

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