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Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke Summer Workshop Series

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Mānoa Heritage Center

2856 Oʻahu Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96822

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Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke Summer Workshop Series



Translated into English as "learning by doing," the Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke workshops will provide participants with an opportunity to learn from cultural practitioners and scholars.

These workshops are intimate and we expect them to be sold out, so register today!


Introduction to Kapa Workshop with Kaʻiulani de Silva

Saturday, July 7, 2018 9am-12pm

Join us for an introduction to Hawaiian kapa making, including an overview of the plants and process used, hands-on activities in preparing and beating the mulberry fiber and a discussion of Hawaiian design. You will take home your piece of beaten wauke and a sample of printing with traditional ‘ohe kāpala.

Cost: $20 per person (includes materials fee for cloth and paint). Recommended for those age 16 and up.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own brown bag lunch to enjoy after the program.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! MAHALO!


Niho ʻOki Making with ʻUmi Kai

Saturday, July 14, 2018 9am-12pm

Join us to learn about and make a niho ʻoki (Hawaiian utility knife). Used to prepare food, wauke, carve kapa beaters or to cut hair, the niho ʻoki was a very useful tool. Led by cultural practitioner ʻUmi Kai.

Materials kit includes: a precut and drilled wooden handle, one shark tooth and cordage. Tools will be provided.

Cost: $55 per person. Ticket price includes workshop materials. Recommended for those age 16 and up.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own brown bag lunch to enjoy after the program.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! MAHALO!


Royal Hawaiian Band Talk Story and Kanikapila with Kilin Reece

Saturday, August 4, 2018 10am-2pm

Kailua luthier Kilin Reece will talk story about how his musings on the origins of a 1934 Martin Guitar engraved "Property Royal Hawaiian Band, Territory of Hawaiʻi" led him on a journey investigating the life of Mekia Kealakai - composer of the beloved songs Waiʻalae and Lei ʻAwapuhi, as well as an internationally known musician and conductor of the Royal Hawaiian Band. After the talk, there will be a kanikapila, so bring your voices and your instruments!

Cost: FREE with required registration.

Attendees are welcome to bring a potluck dish to share.

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ʻŪkēkē Talk Story with Mahi LaPierre*

Saturday, August 18, 2018 9am-12pm

ʻŪkēkē Hoʻopili Hou

A talk story of the ʻŪKĒKĒ, the only indigenous string instrument of Hawai‘i, for mele hoʻoʻipoʻipo, oli, and hula.

Bring your ʻohana and friends to a morning of sharing and listening to a variety of ʻūkēkē stories and experiences, past and present, to kokua in ensuring that the traditional Hawaiian art and science of the ʻūkēkē lives on today and for generations to come

If you have them, please bring YOUR ʻūkēkē and ʻūkēkē moʻolelo!

Hui ʻŪkēkē Aʻo is a group of friends whose mission is to learn and share about ʻūkēkē with the goal of normalizing the making, playing, and composing for ʻūkēkē

- Lance Genson Mahi La Pierre of Kapālama & Maunalua, O'ahu

- ʻIliahi Shawn Doo of Wailua & Kapahi, Kauaʻi

- Kunane Wooton of Mānoa & Hanalei, Kauaʻi

Cost: FREE with required registration.

Attendees are welcome to bring their own brown bag lunch to enjoy after the program.

*This program is supported by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawai‘i and by the National Endowment of the Arts.

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Honolulu, HI 96822

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