Cultural Understanding Through Art & the Environment: Ti Leaf Lei Making with Jon Jon Hookano

September 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus
19-4074 Old Volcano Rd
Volcano, HI 96785

IMG_9146Cultural Understanding Through Art & the Environment: Ti Leaf Lei Making with Jon Jon Hookano

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | 11am – 1pm

Learn the art of Ti Leaf Lei making in this fun, hands-on workshop which meets the third Tuesday of each month from 11am – 1pm at Volcano Art Centerʻs Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.

Skills will be taught for each student to learn the basics needed to make a lei kupeʻe.  Those who gasp the concept and skills can advance to make a basic ti rope, to twist a ti leaf rose and how to add ti leaf inserts to create full leafy beautiful lei! 

A ti leaf lei is appropriate for any and all occasions and is traditionally believed to bring good luck. This lei is a thoughtful way to send off a loved one going on a journey, beginning a new career or other life change. A ti leaf lei symbolizes admiration, appreciation and respect and is often used as a gift for weddings, graduations, anniversaries and memorials. 

The class fee is $10 per student, class size is limited and pre-registration is required.  Please register by calling (808)967-8222 or visit  Volcano Art Center Niaulani Campus is located at 19-4074 Old Volcano Road in Volcano Village.

These visual art programs are supported in part by a grant from the County of Hawai’i Office of Research and Development. Please contact 967-8222 for more information.

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