RICHARD WALKER / RWALKER@STARBULLETIN.COM
Atsushi Ishida performed with the group Nippon Daiko Takeru last night at the Pan-Pacific Festival Hoolaulea on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. The festival continues through the weekend.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARBULLETIN.COM
The statue of King Kamehameha I was draped with long leis by Honolulu firefighters yesterday in celebration of the start of Aloha Week at Aliiolani Hale downtown. The leis were made at Aliiolani Hale by volunteers, and hula and music accompanied the annual ceremony.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARBULLETIN.COM
It was grooming time yesterday for two white-handed gibbons at the Honolulu Zoo. Gibbons, like gorillas and orangutans, are part of the ape family.