Class 1: Ornaments, toys, and party favors – Lau Niu Holiday Crafts with U’i Kahue of Maui Grown 808.
Lau Niu Holiday Crafts with U’i Kahue of Maui Grown 808. Class 1: Ornaments, toys, and party favors. Two dates: Sunday, November 27, 2022, 10 am-12 pm OR Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10 am-12 pm. Learn the basics of coconut weaving/plaiting (weave, pattern, form) while making 3 holiday gifts with natural materials of Hawai‘i. Projects include a lau niu (coconut fronds) ornament set, a traditional Hawaiian toy – the pala’ie, and lau niu party favors that can also be used for ornaments. Along the way, participants will learn about the significance of the coconut in Hawai‘i. All materials and tools will be provided. Items made with lau niu often last 10 to 15 years! Cost: $40 for MNBG members, or $65 for non-members (includes annual membership).