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Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park November 2011 Hawaiian Cultural Program

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Date: November 7, 2011
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:

 
Ka'ohu Monfort

Kaʻohu Monfort shares her knowledge of "Healing Medicine"

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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.
When: Wed., Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Kīlauea Visitors Center lānai

 
Hilo One

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.
When: Wed., Nov. 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (auditorium opens at 6:15 p.m.)
Where: Kīlauea Visitors Center Auditorium

 
Making Poi

Park Ranger Jason Zimmer ("J.Z.") shares the art of making poi

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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.
When: Wed., Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Kīlauea Visitors Center lānai

Did You Know?

`iliahi is the Hawaiian name for sandalwood.

During the 1800's, vast quantities of fragrant sandalwood were the first major export of the Hawaiian Islands. The trade nearly caused the extinction of `iliahi or sandalwood (Santalum paniculatum).