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Ka Hana ʻUpena with Uncle Johnny Yu

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2020


Talk story with Uncle Johnny Yu of Ka’a’awa while he teaches the foundational skills to make Hawaiian style throw nets. After you learn the basics, work your way up to a larger crab net, throw net, or a decorative net. Listen to the great stories he shares about growing up in the 1930’s while teaching each student this special skill he picked up as an 8-year-old boy in Punaluʻu, Oʻahu.

RSVP by emailing kipuka@nameahawaii.com or by calling 808-596-8885.

Materials needed are 2 hiʻa (shuttles) available for purchase at Nā Mea Hawaiʻi and #3 or #10 crochet thread, which Uncle provides.


January 25
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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