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March 07 - March 07
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Wed 6–8pm (1 session)
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Lauhala: Ribbon Bracelet / Mar 7 • TXLL181L78
In this introductory cultural workshop to Hawaiian fiber arts you’ll learn hot to make a Ka apolima lauhala lipine” (basic lauhala and satin ribbon bracelet). Instruction includes basic Hawaiian language terms related to ulana lauhala (pandanus weaving), Hawaiian cultural protocols concerning lauhala harvesting, preparation, plant identification and the importance of mālama ʻāina (taking care of the land) and understanding its function and purpose in traditional times as well as the contemporary evolution of this amazing fiber.
Kumu Lufi A. Luteru is a Native Hawaiian educator and cultural practitioner from Mākaha Valley, Oʻahu. She is a multimedia artisan, specializing in Hawaiian fiber arts. She taught for many years at the University of Hawaiʻi and earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Hawaiian Studies.
Supply Fee: $25 supply fee paid to instructor
Artwork by Lufi Luteru
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