Hawaiian Cultural Classes

Join us for FREE Hawaiian cultural workshops in 2023

Cordage Workshop

Saturday, February 4th
10am-12pm
Apuakehau Cultural Park
(at Lahaina Public Library)
FREE

During this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to make strong and durable cordage from hau (hibiscus). Examples of cordage from other Native Hawaiian plants will be demonstrated.

Botanical Tour

Saturday, February 18th
10am-12pm
Apuakehau Cultural Park
(at Lahaina Public Library)
FREE

Join Kalapana on a botanical tour of downtown Lahaina as he shows the great variety of plants from many different cultures growing nearby. Learn about the plants’ history, uses and other information.

Stay Tuned for Future Workshops, which will include classes focused on the uses of Niu (coconut), Kalo, and Ulu (breadfruit tree), Hawaiian music appreciation, coconut basket weaving, and learning konane game.

NOTES:


*  All classes will be held at Apuakehau Cultural Park.  Please check in on the Front Street lawn (mauka) of the Lahaina Public Library 10 minutes before workshop begins.
*  Workshops are limited to 10 participants.
*  All supplies will be provided at no charge.
*  Workshops are open to anyone 12 years of age and older. Participants 17 years and younger, must be accompanied by an adult.

This free workshop series is generously funded by Lahaina Restoration Foundation.
For further information, please email kimberly@lahainarestoration.org