‘Ike Hana No‘eau

Date & Time
Multiple Days: 04/18/2017, 04/19/2017, 04/20/2017 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Fee Information
Free events - park entrance fees apply
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Special Merrie Monarch Festival Events

Tuesday, April 18:

  • Lau Hala - Learn skills in Hawaiian lau hala weaving with ‘Aha Pūhala o Puna experts as they share this rich tradition.
  • Ulana Niu – Create simple and fun objects by weaving niu (coconut) leaves.
  • Lomilomi - The traditional Hawaiian massage will be performed by cultural practitioner Maka Valdez.
  • Leo Nahenahe – Enjoy the serenading of Aloha Festival falsetto contest winner Kai Ho‘opi‘i.
  • Hū Kukui – Make and play with your own toy top made of traditional materials.
Wednesday, April 19:
  • Lei Wili - Learn to wili lei! Join Kumu Hula Ab Valencia and family to learn this ancient art.
  • Kāpala Mea Ulu - Practice your artistic skill with Hawaiian kāpala (stamping) using plant material.
  • Lei Hulu - Kilohana Domingo will demonstrate his skill in beautiful Hawaiian feather lei.
  • Leo Nahenahe – “The Young Brothers” will entertain you with their smooth local melodies; both modern and traditional.
  • Pala‘ie – Create and play this traditional Hawaiian ball and hoop game made of natural materials.

Thursday, April 20:
  • Lei – Patricia Kaula will teach the famous and elegant skill of Hawaiian lei making.
  • Kuku Kapa – Skilled Practitioner Joni Mae Makuakāne-Jarrell will demonstrate the art of creating kapa, traditional bark cloth.
  • Haku Hulu – Vi Makuakāne will share her knowledge of intricate Hawaiian featherwork.
  • Leo Nahenahe – Multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano award and lifetime achievement award winner Kenneth Makuakāne will perform his music.
  • ‘Ohe Kāpala – Use the ‘ohe kāpala stamp to create art!

Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Fee Information:
Free events - park entrance fees apply

Contact Name:
Division of Interpretation

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


(808) 985-6101

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