Class 2: Wreaths, umeke, and wrap. 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 2: Wreaths, umeke, and wrap. Two dates: Sunday, November 27, 2022, 1 pm – 3 pm OR Saturday, December 10, 2022, 1 pm – 3 pm. Learn the basics of coconut weaving/plaiting (weave, pattern, form) while making holiday gifts and gift wrap with natural materials of Hawai‘i: a holiday wreath that can be re-used for any season, traditional gift wrapping using ki (often called po‘ulu), and a small ‘umeke or woven bowl to be placed inside our gift wrap solo, or containing another gift! 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).