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KEANAHALA: Moena Haliʻa

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2019

$20

Making moena (traditional Hawaiian mats) is a communal practice; together, we learn by doing.

Classes in our KEANAHALA program offer you the opportunity to acquire a new skill, share stories, and make connections through weaving and learning. The practice of working with lauhala is based on a deeper value system that respectsour natural resources, kūpuna, kumu,and community. This Hawaiian process of inclusion and collaboration will empower you in unanticipated ways.

Begin with a Moena Haliʻa, a small “memory mat,” approximately 6×6.” RSVP recommended, Drop-in welcome on Thursdays between 1–4pm. Allow yourself 45min to finish. $20 includes kit and instruction. RSVP to kipuka@nameahawaii.com.


KEANAHALA is a community weaving program of Pu‘uhonua Society, a non-profit organization that supports Native Hawaiian and Hawai‘i-based visual artists and cultural practitioners. For more info, visit puuhonua-society.org

KEANAHALA is sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA). OHA’s Community Grants Program supports non-profit organizations whose projects and programs serve the Native Hawaiian community and align with OHA’s Strategic Results. For more information about the Community Grants Program, please visit https://www.oha.org/grants.

Details

Date:
October 10
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$20
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Venue

KĪPUKA by Nā Mea Hawaiʻi
1200 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 United States
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Phone:
808-596-8885

Organizer

Puʻuhonua Society
Email:
info@puuhonua-society.org
Website:
www.puuhonua-society.org