May 1st is LEI DAY in Hawai`i! From 12noon to 5pm, this Friday and Saturday, we'll have fresh and fragrant lei, as well as, pre-prepped LEI KITS available for sale at our Pop-Up Lei Tent. Supplies and instruction provided for the making of kupe`e that can be worn on the wrist or about the ankles, lei po`o that are worn as head lei crowns, or lei a`i around the neck. Reservations are not required. Kits start at $25 and up.
Masks required please! Studio HA`A is located at 4558 Kukui Street in Kapa`a, Kaua`i. Just down the same street as ABC Store! Message us on Facebook, or call (808) 720-8494 for assistance!
MOTHERS DAY - SIP & LEI WORKSHOPS
Enjoy specially brewed Hawaiian herbal teas, snacks and refreshments, and immerse yourself in the traditional art of lei making. Refreshments and snack trays are individually wrapped for all participants. Our exclusive workshop packages include instruction, lei kit with all materials & supplies, and a special Mothers Day makana or gift! Lei only kits are also available as well, in both wili (binding) and kui (stringing) lei making styles. Space is limited. Reserve your seats below before they sell out!
Friday, May 7 - 5p to 8p
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Full Wili Workshop - $155
Lei Po`o (Wili Style Crown or "Haku") - $80
Full Kui Workshop Package - $85
Lei A`i (Kui Style Neck Lei) - $45
Lei Po`o (Kui Style Crown) -$45
Let us help you FUNDRAISE for your cause or organization! Contact us for details at (808) 346-7575 or by emailing to
Culture to Canvas offers an array of fun and inspiring art and paint events! From keiki to adults, we teach step-by-step Paint Parties, no experience necessary. Private parties and events can be held for a minimum of 6 people and up. Due to Covid19, in-Studio events are currently limited with CDC, as well as, local County of Kaua`i requirements. However! We now offer VIRTUAL ART & PAINT PARTIES that you can host and enjoy with family, friends and co-workers from multiple locations near and far!
C2C ART & PAINT KITS are available for local pick up at Studio HA`A in Kapa`a, Kaua`i. We also offer shipping nationwide as well. Click tabs above for details and information!
Your donation and contribution is greatly appreciated to assist us in providing scholarship support to keiki, `ohana and kupuna in need. Please contact us at if you would like to sponsor any of our programs. Mahalo nui for your aloha and support!
Hawaiian Culture Courses & Subscription Programs
A Creative Makers Arts Subscription Experience!
We're super excited to announce the launching of our first Culture to Canvas monthly subscription box! Message, call or email us to be put on to our waitlist now!
Join us as a founding member to secure one of our very first limited edition No`eau subscription boxes. All new members will receive a welcome gift of curated amenities in addition to your subscription box.
Each box will feature a themed painting and art project that is guided by stories, places and more that highlight extraordinary themes of Hawai`i. Step-by-step instructions, printed materials to guide your creative makers experience, and an invitation to a private Facebook LIVE event. If you are unable to join the live, you will still have 24/7 access to a recorded video tutorial to complete your project at your leisure! Every month brings new surprises and experiences!
Email to register for the No`eau Creative Makers Arts Subscription Box.
Registration is Now Open!
KUPU OLA 2021 -2022 MODULE VI:
A fascinating learning experience of ancient Hawaiian cultural practices and protocols. Utilizing Ho`omahiehie's Epic Tale of Hi`iakaikapoliopele in both Hawaiian and English texts, learners will embark on this 8-week Journey with the Goddess through a study of mele (chants) and mo`olelo (stories). Registration is NOW OPEN! This is a year-long study journey, held in 8-week modules held each quarter. There is no requirement to commit to all four modules. You have the flexibility to re-enroll for each module. However, there is a $100 discount when enrolling in advance for all 4 modules.
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Inspire Your Friends & Family with Gifts of Art!!!
We have a limited selection of Culture to Canvas Art Kits that make perfect gifts! Holidays, birthdays, girls or boys night out, family celebrations, baby and bridal showers, and more, just add water to your rinse cup and start painting away! Kits include a pre-sketched, stretched canvas on frame, paint brushes, napkins, rinse cup, acrylic paints and a post card photo and basic pointers to guide you. These are perfect for virtual celebrations too!
Lehua Moewai Copyright Photo by Nate Yuen
A traditional hula school established on Kaua`i in 1945 by the late hula master, Helen Kaipuwai Kekua Waiau
4558 Kukui Street Kapa`a, Kaua`i, HI 96746
Conveniently located .25 mile from the Kapa`a
Bypass Roundabout, Skatepark & Athletic Complex
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