‘Ike Hana No‘eau & Nā Leo Manu 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.

Nā Leo Manu - "Heavenly Voices"
Nā Leo Manu is an evening concert series of free Hawaiian music featuring the finest musicians and halāu.

Childrens Programs
Such as 'Ohana Day and Junior Ranger Day

 

 
Komakakino album cover photo

Nā Leo Manu - Heavenly Voices

Komakakino

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center auditorium


Born and raised on Hawai‘i island these young talented men share a common love for hula, Hawaiian culture, and singing traditional Hawaiian music. The blending of their voices and beautiful falsetto singing in the Hawaiian language will surely give you “chicken skin”.
 

 
Pāpale Niu - coconut leaf hat

‘Ike Hana No‘eau - Experience the Skillful Work

Pāpale Niu

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meet on the Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai


Learn to create a coconut leaf hat that will keep you looking and feeling cool! Niu (coconut) is one of the most important and useful plants to people throughout the Pacific and has a variety of uses. Come learn more about the coconut palm and its many applications.
 

 
Lei wili making demo

‘Ike Hana No‘eau - Experience the Skillful Work

Lei

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai


Join local cultural practitioner Pua O’Mahoney and learn to make traditional Hawaiian lei using natural materials such as leaves, flowers, and more. The beautiful and versatile Hawaiian lei is used for adornments, blessings, ritual, gifts, and as an expression of love and celebration.
 

 
Hālau Nā Pua o Uluhaimālama courtesy photo

Nā Leo Manu - Heavenly Voices

Hālau Nā Pua o Uluhaimālama

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center auditorium


Hailing from the island of Hawai‘i, Hālau Nā Pua O Uluhaimālama is dedicated to perpetuating the culture and the arts of the hula. They are led by Kumu Hula Emery Aceret, a student of the revered Kumu Hula Ray Fonseca and have participated in many notable hula competitions through the years.
 

 
‘Ōhe kāpala demonstration

‘Ike Hana No‘eau - Experience the Skillful Work

‘Ohe Kāpala

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai


Learn to create beautiful designs with traditional patterns using bamboo stamps (‘ohe kāpala). Originally used to decorate clothing with deep symbolic meaning, we now use the designs on ‘ohe kāpala to tell stories on a variety of different modern materials.
 

Last updated: June 21, 2017

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