‘Ike Hana No‘eau & Nā Leo Manu Programs

Lei Wili Making
Lei Wili Making

NPS/Jay Robinson

 

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

 

 
Kāhili

‘Ike Hana No‘eau - Experience the Skillful Work

Kāhili

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai

Create your own small kāhili pa‘a lima, a hand-held kāhili. 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.

 

 
Lei Hulu demonstration

‘Ike Hana No‘eau - Experience the Skillful Work

Lei Hulu

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai


Witness the fine skill in making Hawaiian lei hulu (feather lei). Acclaimed artist Kilohana Domingo will demonstrate his mastery of this intricate art. His feather lei are beautiful and highly sought to adorn pāpale (hats) and other uses.


link to pdf flyer (775KB)

 

 
Ho‘okani Pila

‘Ike Hana No‘eau - Experience the Skillful Work at Kahuku

Ho‘okani Pila

Friday, May 18, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Kahuku Unit in Ka‘ū


Join rangers and Hawaiʻi Pacific Parks Association staff as they share their knowledge of the ‘Ukulele. Learn how to ho‘okani pila (play music) It’s easy! The Kahuku Unit is located in the Kaʻū District, a 50-minute drive south of the park’s main entrance. Enter Kahuku near mile marker 70.5 on the mauka (inland) side of Highway 11.


link to pdf flyer (466KB)

 

 
child making poi

‘Ike Hana No‘eau - Experience the Skillful Work

Ku‘i Kalo

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai

Make poi, the staple food of the Hawaiian diet. The root of the kalo plant is cooked and pounded (ku‘i) to create this classic Hawaiian dish. Share this authentic cultural experience with park rangers and Hawaiʻi Pacific Parks Association staff and ku‘i kalo!

link to pdf flyer (377KB)

 

Last updated: April 18, 2018

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