The third annual ‘Ohana Festival was a blast! Commemorating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and highlighting the importance of ‘ohana (family) in Pacific Island cultures, the ‘Ohana Festival featured great food, live music, performances by local hula schools, an outdoor luau with kids games, and more!
‘Ohana Festival hosts informative and fun workshops spotlighting various facets of Hawaiian and Polynesian culture. Among these are crafts including kukui nut key chains and ti leaf bracelets; hands-on discussions about the rich history and art of Hawaiian quilts; and sessions devoted to growing tropical plants in Las Vegas, including taro. Also, beginner hula lessons and a Kids’ Luau with games for the keiki.
The on-air crew from KUNV 91.5 FM’s “Little Grass Shack” island music show—Island Emory and Punaboy have emceed and broadcasted via live remote from the event grounds since the festivals inauguration.