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Class Name :

Class Date :

March 28 - March 28

Meeting Times :

Wed 6–8pm (1 session)

Class Location :

Room 202

Instructor :

Lufi Luteru

Price :


Registration begins December 12 at 10am

About this Class:

Lauhala: Star Ornament • TXLL181L80

In this introductory cultural workshop to Hawaiian Fiber Arts, you’ll learn how to make a ka wehi hōkū (lauhala star ornament)  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.

Artist Bio

Kumu Lufi A. Luteru is a native Hawaiian educator and cultural practitioner from Mākaha Valley, Oʻahu. She is a multi-media 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: $10 supply fee paid to instructor

Artwork by Lufi Luteru

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