Photos: Celebrating Queen Lili‘uokalani’s birthday

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Dancers from Na Wahine Punahele O Ka Puuwai halau dance after the mass dropping of flowers at He Hali`a Aloha No Lili‘uokalani in Hilo on Saturday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Flowers from a helicopter drop on attendees during He Hali`a Aloha No Lili‘uokalani in Hilo.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A hula halau dance in honor of Queen Lili‘uokalani's birthday during He Hali`a Aloha No Lili‘uokalani in Hilo on Saturday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Dancers from Na Wahine Punahele O Ka Puuwai halau dance after the mass dropping of flowers at He Hali`a Aloha No Lili‘uokalani in Hilo on Saturday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Hula halau honor Queen Lili‘uokalani for her birthday while dancing at He Hali`a Aloha No Lili‘uokalani in Hilo on Saturday.

Thousands of people attended He Hali‘a Aloha No Lili‘uokalani to celebrate the last reigning monarch of Hawaii for her birthday.