A woman of Pacific Islander heritage dances hula in soft, low-key light on a cloudy evening at a pebbled beach in Washington state. Her ethnicity is part Hawaiian and part Tongan.

This close-up view is of her traditional Hawaiian musical instrument, the ipu hula gourd drum, which is slapped with the palm of the hand and tapped with the fingers. Also shown are Kālā’au dancing sticks, which are struck together.

Lighting: natural light, low key

Environment: beach, shore, cloudy, water, ripples, trees

Mood: fun, joyful, happy, content, enthusiastic, concentration

Themes: hobby, art, dancing, occupation, movement, joyful movement, exercise, fitness, health at every size, performing, performance

Ethnicities, genders and abilities of note: Pacific Islander, Hawaiian, Tongan

Location: Puget Sound, Washington State, Pacific Northwest, United States

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