Kauai remembers MLK in song, dance, speech

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Joan Heller of Lawai shows a copy of legislation advocating international peace talks she wants introduced to the Kauai County Council Monday at the Celebrating the Cultures of Kauai: One Garden, Many Flowers, King Day observance hosted by the Interfaith Roundtable of Kauai at the Lihue Neighborhood Center.

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    Annann Eu of Halau Palaihiwa o Kaipuwai leads a line of dancers in a kahiko hula Monday during Celebrating the Cultures of Kauai: One Garden, Many Flowers, King Day observance hosted by the Interfaith Roundtable of Kauai at the Lihue Neighborhood Center.

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    Meleana Higa-Booth of Halau Palaihiwa o Kaipuwai leads keiki hula dancers Monday during Celebrating the Cultures of Kauai: One Garden, Many Flowers, King Day observance hosted by the Interfaith Roundtable of Kauai at the Lihue Neighborhood Center.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    The Lihue Senior Center Filipino dance troupe under the choreography of Alan Villaflor performs a colorful, lively floral dance Monday during the Celebrating the Cultures of Kauai: One Garden, Many Flowers King Day observance hosted by the Interfaith Roundtable of Kauai at the Lihue Neighborhood Center.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Annaleigh Atkinson of the Interfaith Roundtable of Kauai watches as a member of the Lihue Senior Center Filipino dance troupe makes her way to the stage Monday during the Celebrating the Cultures of Kauai: One Garden, Many Flowers, King Day observance at the Lihue Neighborhood Center.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    An attendee to the Martin Luther King Day celebration hosted by the Interfaith Roundtable of Kauai studies literature from the King display Monday at the Lihue Neighborhood Center.

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    Hawaii Government Employees Association members greet motorists with a walk and sign-waving campaign Monday in Lihue.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Hawaii Government Employees Association members host a walk and a sign-waving campaign Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Day in Lihue.

LIHUE — The Hawaii Government Employees Association joined efforts of the Kauai Island Labor Alliance, and the Interfaith Roundtable of Kauai each hosted events celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. The theme at the Lihue Neighborhood Center where IROK celebrated the many cultures of Kauai was “One Garden, Many Flowers.” It filled the center with dance, song, cultural demonstrations and different ethnic foods representing the diversity of Kauai’s population.

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