Mānoa Heritage Center

Join us on the last Saturday of every month in 2019 for a hands-on workshop at Mānoa Heritage Center. No refunds 3 days before class begins.

Lauhala and Lei Hulu Workshop  – THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

  • Sat Aug 31, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • 1 session $15
  • Join cultural practitioner Kumu Aloha Kekipi to learn about the art of lauhala weaving and lei hulu (featherwork). Kumu Aloha has worked in the Kūpuna Program, Office of Hawaiian Education, Department of Education for over 30 years. Participants will learn basic weaving and lei hulu techniques and will leave the workshop with beautiful and useful handmade items. 
  • Limited to 15 participants. PLEASE EMAIL jenny.engle@manoaheritagecenter.org to be added to the waitlist. 

‘Ūkēkē Making Workshop – THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

  • Sat Sept 28, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • 1 session $15 
  • Join Hui ‘Ūkēkē A‘o for a hands-on ‘ūkēkē making workshop! ‘Ūkēkē, the only indigenous string instrument of Hawai‘i, is used for mele ho‘o‘ipo‘ipo, oli and hula. Participants will learn about the art of making and playing ‘ūkēkē.  All materials included.  You do not want to miss this special opportunity! 
  • Hui ‘Ūkēkē A‘o is a group of friends whose mission is to learn and share about ‘ūkēkē, with the goal of normalizing the making, playing and composing for ‘ūkēkē.
    • Lance Genson Mahi La Pierre of Kapalama & Maunalua, O‘ahu
    • ‘Iliahi Shawn Doo of Wailua & Kapahi, Kaua‘i
    • Kunane Wooten of Mana & Hanalei, Kaua‘i
  • Limited to 16 participants. PLEASE EMAIL jenny.engle@manoaheritagecenter.org to be added to the waitlist. 

Palm Bark Basket Workshop – back by popular demand! – THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!
  • Sat Oct 26, 9:00 am – 11:00 am 
  • 1 session $15
  • Join O‘ahu based multimedia artist and cultural practitioner Tamsen Fox to learn how to make a basket out of palm bark.  Turn a natural resource into something beautiful and useful.  Everyone will make a hanging basket but there may be time to make more than one, or a stand-along basket as well. 
  • We offered this workshop in January and it sold out quickly.  Do not miss your chance to take it in October!
  • Limited to 15 participants.  PLEASE EMAIL jenny.engle@manoaheritagecenter.org to be added to the waitlist. 
 

This workshop series is made possible with funding provided by Hawai‘i Tourism through the Kūkulu Ola Program.