Ulukoa Duhaylonsod of Honokai Hale, Honouliuli shared an archeologist’s perspective on what makes the ahupua‘a of Honouliuli special. Special emphasis was made on discussing Pu‘uokapolei and the sink hole environment of Kalaeloa. Instructor: Ulukoa
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Ulukoa Duhaylonsod of Honokai Hale, Honouliuli is an archaeologist, ethnographer, kumu hula and advocate for indigenous and social justice. In this workshop, Ulukoa discussed the leadership of O‘ahu chiefs Ma‘ilikukahi and Kakuhihewa. He also
This workshop was held for experienced as well as aspiring sound engineers. Participants learned the fundamental skills of audio engineering as well as advanced techniques of sound mixing for live events, concerts and
This workshop explores the ‘ai ‘ōiwi, oral performance keys of Hawaiian composition. Participant analyze and discuss mele old and new. In the end, each particpant composes an original mele. Instructor, Kalani Akana, is currently a cultural specialist with the
Ohe kapala are bamboo stamps. The intricate designs on the stamps are used to create a repetitive pattern on kapa, bark cloth. With one stamp an artist can create hundreds of different designs. Nalu
Learning lei while listening to personal stories from well-known lei maker and Hawaiian musician, Kuana Torres Kahele was a treat for us. Over 60 of us participated in this workshop where we learned
Kai Hyde is a patient and knowledgeable instructor that takes us through the process of making our own jewelry with momi and Kahelelani shells. Participants have made pendants, earrings, bracelets and even an
Participants learn how to wili (wrap) flowers into a comb to make a decorative hair piece. Each participant needs a comb, raffia and flowers (preferably bougainvillea). Instructor: Miki‘ala Lidstone
Nā Kaulana Mahina (the lunar cycle) was a normal way of understanding timing in traditional Hawai‘i. Along with Ka Lā (the sun) and Na Hōkū (celestial bodies) we are constantly exposed to three time