Learn how to sew a beautiful lei using flowers which can be worn on the head or around your neck. These garlands were worn by ancient Hawaiians to beautify themselves and distinguish themselves from others. The lei expresses love and was gifted on very special occasions by the Hawaiian Ali’i (royalty). Lei making is open to both keiki (children) and adults, first come first serve basis.
Weaving was once such a highly developed skill that many of the pieces rendered by artistic Hawaiian women of old are considered works of art today. Children will love to play with woven little animals such as an angelfish, grasshopper, or bird. Other projects include a variety of baskets and a pretty coconut rose.