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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

After Dark in the Park Video Archives - July 24 2012

 

July 24, 2012 - "Hawaiian Quilting: Stitching a Legacy"

Roberta H. Muller learned the art of Hawaiian Quilting quite literally at her grandmother's feet. While her grandmother, Theresa Iseke Quinn was stitching, Roberta would be carding her batting. Today Roberta is recognized for her knowledge and skillful work on many large quilts in the traditional Hawaiian style. Her legacy lives on in her many baby quilts, wall hangings and pillows. Tonight, Roberta brings her knowledge by teaching and sharing this wonderful craft.

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Did You Know?

Hokulea - Kamehameha Schools Archives

Polynesians from distant lands came to the shores of Hawai‘i over a thousand years ago. Sailing on large, double-hulled canoes, they navigated by using the position of the stars, the sun and the moon, by the movement of the waves and by the flight of the birds.