‘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

 

 
Hālau I Ka Leo Ola O Nā Mamo

Nā Leo Manu - Heavenly Voices
Hālau I Ka Leo Ola O Nā Mamo

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium


Be immersed in the authentic Hawaiian hula presented by Kumu Hula Pelehonuamea and Kumu Hula Kekoa Harman. Hālau I Ka Leo Ola O Nā Mamo is composed of the students of the Hawaiian language immersion school, Nāwahīokalani‘ōpu‘u. These students are all fluent speakers of the Hawaiian language, which is being revived after many years of decline.

Nā Leo Manu is a series of Hawaiian cultural programs
Co-sponsored by Hawai’i Pacific Parks Association
Park entrance fees apply
link to pdf poster (450KB)
 

 
Ranger strumming ‘ukulele

‘Ike Hana No‘eau - Experience the Skillful Work
Ho‘okani ‘Ukulele

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meet on the lānai of Kīlauea Visitor Center


Learn the basics of the beloved Hawaiian ‘ukulele! The modern Hawaiian ‘ukulele evolved from the Machete de Braga, a small stringed instrument introduced by Portuguese immigrants in the 1800s. The ‘ukulele is now an iconic part of Hawaiian musical culture.

‘Ike Hana No‘eau is a series of Hawaiian cultural programs
Co-sponsored by Hawai’i Pacific Parks Association
Park entrance fees apply
link to pdf poster (418KB)
 

 
Hau - Hawaiian rope

‘Ike Hana No‘eau - Experience the Skillful Work
Twist a Hau Bracelet

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meet on the lānai of Kīlauea Visitor Center


Create traditional Hawaiian rope made of hau (Hibiscus tiliaceus) that can be used for many purposes. Learn how simple ropes can be made of this strong and fibrous plant material.
link to pdf poster (549KB)
 

 
Lito Arkangel

Nā Leo Manu - Heavenly Voices
Lito Arkangel

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium


Join entertainer and songwriter Lito Arkangel as he shares his original compositions and other Hawaiian favorites. Lito is a native of the once sugar plantation town of ‘Ōla‘a (now known as Kea‘au). He began learning music at a very young age, from turning pages for his grandmother while she played piano, and from decades of backyard “jam sessions.” He has since established himself as an entertainer throughout Hawai‘i.
Nā Leo Manu is a series of Hawaiian cultural programs
Co-sponsored by Hawai’i Pacific Parks Association
Park entrance fees apply
link to pdf poster (569KB)
 

 
Kahuku pastureland

Kahuku ‘Ohana Day Work
Come Join the Fun!

Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Kahuku Unit - Hwy 11 between mile markers 70 & 71


Navigate through Kahuku’s history on the Upper Palm Trail, and weave together a special Hawaiian lei.

Call 808-985-6020 to sign up by February 2nd, 2017 and be included in this exciting day. Kids up to age 17 and their families must sign up by this date to participate.

What to Bring: Water, sunscreen, ball cap, long pants, shoes, and a reusable water bottle.
link to pdf poster (587KB)
 

 
Tī leaf lei

‘Ike Hana No‘eau - Experience the Skillful Work
Weave a Tī-Leaf

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meet on the lānai of Kīlauea Visitor Center


Learn how to create a tī-leaf lei! Join rangers and Hawaiʻi Pacific Parks Association staff as they share their knowledge and love of one of the most popular lei in Hawai‘i. Free!
link to pdf poster (530KB)
 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 52
Hawaii National Park, HI 96718

Phone:

(808) 985-6000
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