U.S. Coast Guardsmen, Auxiliary join Molokai residents for Native Hawaiian festival

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael De Nyse KAUNAKAKAI, Hawaii – U.S. Coast Guardsmen from units on Kauai and Maui partnered with local Coast Guard Auxiliarists on Molokai to celebrate giving gifts to the “alii” (the ruling chief) and compete in team games during a Native Hawaiian festival featuring ancient ceremonies, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2010.