December brings our fourth weaving workshop for 2009. Slated for December 4th through the 7th, this group will combine the creative and nimble fingers of intermediate and advanced lau hala weavers with beginners. We will have four kumu (teachers) to support those who need assistance. They will be available to teach haumana (students) how to prepare the hala – clean, soften, de-thorn, and strip. They will also be on hand for those intermediate and advanced weavers for specific questions or for ideas on how to accomplish a weave-specific idea.
In the spirit of the holidays, we will focus on making Christmas ornaments for the tree or small gifts for giveaway and stocking stuffers. Some of the things that we will be able to make may include, turtles, fish, Christmas trees, crosses, balls, boxes, reindeers, and angels.
For those who prefer to just share some quality weaving time with projects of their own, you are very welcome to do so. After all, all that energy can be contagious. So feel free to join us just to weave amongst the camaraderie.
Space is limited, and we are a few months away. A great time is always the primary focus. We have a few remaining slots we expect to fill easily. The weaving weekend is based on a per person rate for a three day inclusive stay with shared accommodations. $333.90 call Kalaekilohana (808) 939-8052 or visit our website at www.kau-hawaii.com