Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park November 2011 Hawaiian Cultural Program
Contact: Jessica Ferracane, 808-985-6018
Hawaiʻi National Park, HI - Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture with the community and visitors throughout November. These programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:
Lāʻau Lapaʻau ("Healing Medicine"). Learn how plants are used as medicine. Kaʻohu Monfort shares her knowledge of how Hawaiʻi's native plants, including noni, haʻuowī, kī, kukui and ōlena, can heal and nourish. Part of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes' ongoing ʻIke Hana Noʻeau "Experience the Skillful Work" workshops. Free.
Hawaiian Music by Hilo One. Come enjoy an evening of Hawaiian music with the musical trio, Hilo One. Brothers Aaron Agres (electric upright bass and vocals) and Likeke Teanio (lead guitarist, ʻukulele and vocals) join acoustic 12-string rhythm guitarist Kahele Miura, for a night of Hawaiian and slack key guitar music. Part of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes' ongoing Nā Leo Manu "Heavenly Voices" series of cultural programs. Free.
Poi Making. Park Ranger Jason Zimmer ("J.Z.") shares the art of making poi, a skill he learned from his grandfather, Daniel Kawaiaea, Sr. more than 10 years ago. Part of Hawai'i Volcanoes' ongoing ʻIke Hana Noʻeau "Experience the Skillful Work" workshops. Free.
Did You Know?
Kīlauea Volcano has erupted lava almost continuously from its east rift zone since 1983. These lava flows have added about 500 acres of new land to the southern shore of Kīlauea and covered 8.7 miles (14 km) of highway with lava as deep as 115 feet (35 m). More...