‘Ike Hana No‘eau Programs

Lei Wili Making
Lei Wili Making

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ʻIke Hana Noʻeau - "Experience the Skillful Work"

E komo mai...come join the island's practitioners as they share the arts and culture of Hawaiʻi.


 

 

 
Kāhili feather standard
Kāhili feather standard

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Kāhili

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai

Create your own small kāhili pa‘a lima, a handheld feather standard. Kāhili are a form of Hawaiian feather work that traditionally acknowledged a person’s status and genealogy and offered spiritual protection. They are beautiful examples of Hawaiian art. Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ‘Ike Hana No‘eau “Experience the Skillful Work” workshops. Free (park entrance fees apply).

 
A woman showing a book from behind a table with leaves
Hawaiian practitioner Kaohu Monfort

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Lā‘āu Lāpa‘au

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai

Join Hawaiian herbal medicine practitioner Ka‘ohu Monfort and learn how local plants are used to nourish and heal. See and touch a variety of traditional medicinal plants including kukui, noni, ‘ōlena, kī and others. Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ‘Ike Hana No‘eau “Experience the Skillful Work” workshops. Free (park entrance fees apply).

 
Pala‘ie game workshop
Pala‘ie game workshop

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Palai‘e

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai

Create your own traditional Hawaiian game using natural materials. Pala‘ie, a ball-and-loop game rarely encountered in modern Hawai‘i, is sometimes played by keiki (children) while chanting ancient mele (song). Join rangers and staff from Hawai‘i Pacific Parks Association for this fun activity. Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ‘Ike Hana No‘eau “Experience the Skillful Work” workshops. Free (park entrance fees apply).

Last updated: July 17, 2019

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