First, the sound was cut on the national composing contest. Now, the National Dancer of the Year competition is swaying off into the sunset. Te Mire ‘Ura was to have been held in May, but has now been postponed until October.
The 13th Festival of the Pacific Arts and Culture has been postponed due to growing global concerns over the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Hawaiʻi was prepared to host the international event for 11 days in June.