Ni’ihau Shell Workshop

Some pictures from our Pūpū Ni‘ihau Workshop held on 9/16 at the Kapolei Heritage Center.

Ni’ihau Shell Earrings & Bracelet Workshop

Next Workshop, November 15 & 16, 2017.
Time: 4 – 8 PM
Instructor: Kai Hyde
Location: Kapolei Heritage Center
Cost: varies

This workshop will be held at the Kapolei Heritage Center @ 91-1270 Kinoiki Street on the DHHL site in Kapolei.

Ever since he was a child, Kai Hyde was drawn to Ni‘ihau shells. His love and fascination for these rare and beloved pupu (shells) developed into an artistry that he enjoys sharing with others.

In this workshop, students will learn to make a Pikake style pendant with the momi shells or a Kipona style pendant with a mix of momi and Kahelelani shells.

Cost of materials:unnamed-copy

$24 for Pikake Style

$36 for Kipona Style

$48 for Pikake style earrings

$60 for Kipona style earrings

$102 for Pikake style bracelet

$132 for Kipona style bracelet

Bring cash or make check payable to Kai Hyde on day of workshop.




2 Comments On “Ni’ihau Shell Workshop”

  1. Could you please send me some info on the Niihau shell class. When is the next class?


      Aloha Jenn:

      Our next Niihau Shell Class is on Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 4 – 8 PM. You can register on our website link located under Community Programs.

      Ulu A’e

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