Alooo-ha!

Besides the  Fiesta Asia Street Fair  and the National Museum of Natural History’s Seventh Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Music and Dance Performances on Saturday, May 17, the National Museum of the American Indian in DC is staging a free, weekend-long Hawaiian Festival.
Here’s the schedule:

Saturday, May 17

10:30 am-noon; 1-4:30 pm
* Hawaiian Implements with Gordon ‘Umiâliloalâhânauokalâkaua Kai (Potomac)
* Plaiting and Weaving with Solomon Kuulie Apio (Potomac)

10:30 am-1 pm; 2-4:30 pm
* Lei Making Demonstration: Traditional and Contemporary Flower Lei with Bill Char (Potomac)
* Hawaiian Featherwork: The Art of Feather Lei with Audrey Aukeleamanaali’i Wagner (Potomac)
* Kapa: Hawaiian Barkcloth Demonstration with Verna Kemaile’lauli’ili’i Apio Takashima (Outdoor Amphitheater)

11 am- 1 pm
* Hawaiian Food and Cooking Demonstration with Darlene Kehaulani Butts and Richard Hetzler (Outdoor Fire Pit; rain location: Potomac)

11 am, 3 pm
* Children’s Storytelling: Stories of Hina, Goddess of the Moon with Hi’ilani Shibata (Education Workshop 3010, Third Level)

Noon- 3 pm
* Hawaiian Family Day Activities: Hawaiian Kapa-Stamping Demonstration with Hi’ilani Shibata
Hands on activities for families (Education Workshop 3010, Third Level)

Noon, 2 and 3:30 p.m.
* Hawaiian Hula and Music: Hâlau Ho’omau I ka Wai Ola O Hawai’i (Potomac)

Sunday, May 18

10:30 am-Noon, 1-4:30 p.m.
* Hawaiian Implements: Lua weapons, kapa beaters, and fishhooks with Gordon * ‘Umiâliloalâhânauokalâkaua Kai(Potomac)
Plaiting and Weaving: Mahiole (helmets), fishtraps, baskets with Solomon Kuulie Apio (Potomac)

10:30 am- 1 pm; 2-4:30 pm
* Lei Making Demonstration: Traditional and Contemporary Flower Lei with Bill Char (Potomac)
* Hawaiian Featherwork: The Art of Feather Lei with Audrey Aukeleamanaali’i Wagner (Potomac)
* Kapa: Hawaiian Barkcloth Demonstration with Verna Kemaile’lauli’ili’i Apio Takashima
(Outdoor Amphitheater)

11 am – 1 pm
* Hawaiian Food and Cooking Demonstration with Darlene Kehaulani Butts and Richard Hetzler
(Outdoor Fire Pit; rain location: Potomac)

11 am – 4 pm
* Hawaiian Family Day Activities: Hawaiian Kapa-Stamping Demonstration with Hi’ilani Shibata. Hands on activities for families. (Education Workshop 3010, Third Level)

11 am, 3 pm
* Children’s Storytelling: Stories of Hina, Goddess of the Moon with Hi’ilani Shibata (Education Workshop 3010, Third Level)

Noon, 2 and 3:30 p.m.
* Hawaiian Hula and Music: Halau O `Aulani and The Aloha Boys (Potomac)

 

Advertisements

2 responses to “Alooo-ha!

  1. This is so cool! Mind if I link to you on my local blog for Montgomery County/DC parents, AParentinSilverSpring.com?

  2. Not at all, Jessica, thanks!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s