Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park's 33rd Annual Cultural Festival
Free Family Event
Saturday, July 13, 2013
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Ka ‘ike o ke keiki:
The learning of a child:
Enjoy hula kāhiko and music
Keiki o Hālau o Kekuhi, Hālau Ulumamo o Hilo Palikū, Hula Hālau Ke ‘Ōlu Makani o Mauna Loa, Leabert Linsey and Diana Aki.
Watch skilled practitioners demonstrate their art
Try your hand at Hawaiian crafts
Did You Know?
`A`ali`i (Dodonaea viscosa) is an important shrub with many traditional Hawaiian uses. Its hard and durable wood makes a fine spear. Seed pods are fashioned into beautiful lei, while its red capsules can be boiled to make dye.