—Sir Robert Sidney Foster at the first South Pacific Festival, 1972

“All eyes will be on Hawaiʻi as it welcomes the breathtaking beauty of Oceania to the Aloha State for a showcase of cultures and the critical issues facing each Pacific Nation—and the world.”

HAWAIʻI CONVENTION CENTER SELECTED AS FESTPAC VENUE

HONOLULU, HI – The Festival of the Pacific 2020 Commission yesterday voted to have the Hawaiʻi Convention Center as the main venue for the spectacular 13th Festival of Pacific Arts & Culture (FESTPAC) in June 2020. Twenty-eight nations, and nearly 10,000 delegates and visitors, are expected for this incredible international event. This is the first time it will take place in Hawaiʻi in the festival’snearly 50 year history. FESTPAC, … Continued