Hālau Palaihiwa O Kaipuwai
proudly presents its
6th Hawaiian Holiday Wreath Mākeke Fundraiser
Pre-Order Sales Open NOW
Drive-through Pick Up on Saturday, Dec 12 from 12noon to 3pm.
It’s that time of year again, when we immerse ourselves in the joy of gathering, preparing and creating one-of-a-kind natural treasures for the holidays! Trekking from Kaua`i’s ma uka to ma kai regions, traditional hula protocols and the values of the hālau are applied to the artistic process from beginning to end.
Due to Covid19, we will not have an in-person event this year. Pre-Sale Wreath Orders are now available through any member of the Hālau, as well as, here on our website. You can also pre-order wreaths through the Kaua`i Food Hub website at www.kauaifoodhub.org! Click menu above to order and view wreaths from years past.
After filling all of our pre-orders, we have a limited supply of the brand new 2021 ancient Hawaiian Moon Calendar for Planting, Fishing and Planning! Click link above to get yours while they last! They make great gifts too!
Join us for a free Zoom webinar to learn about the Ancient Hawaiian Moon Calendar, including a chant that teaches how to track the Hawaiian moon phases!
Saturday, December 12
5pm to 6:30p
Email to register.
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 menu tab above for details and information!
Hawaiian Culture Courses & Programs
December 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30
KEIKI HAWAIIAN ARTS CLUB
Traditional and contemporary art forms inspired and guided by Hula and Hawaiian Culture is featured in this 6-day program designed for keiki ages 3 to 12yrs. This is a virtual program that will feature a different theme and activity each day. Keiki will learn oli and hula, the art of Hawaiian chant and dance, and various hana no`eau or skills in creative art. Registration will open on November 30th.
February 17 to April 7
KUPU OLA 2021 - MODULE I: 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). Early registration for discounted tuition available now through January 20. Registration deadline is February 3rd.
January 6 to 27
MELE PANA: CHANTS FOR KAUA`I'S STORIED PLACES
Designed for anyone with an interest to learn and obtain a deeper connection to Kaua`i. With or without experience, all are welcome to be a part of this virtual class that will include vocal exercises and techniques, chant styles, history and significance of sacred and storied places of Kaua`i. Early Registration for discounted tuition available now through December 1 - 9. Registration deadline is December 23.
Please remain in your car and wear face masks for curbside pick-up! Mahalo nui!
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!
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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