Was ihr unternehmen werdet
By the end of this experience, guests will be creating an open-top palm hat to bring back home to wear or as a gift. All equipments are prepared by the host. The 2-hour class layout plan is as follows: 1. Measurement of the length around head 2. Palm fronds preparation for hat weaving 3. Palm Hat Making 4. Photo shoot (optional) Guests will be learning how to make a hat using palm fronds that are all collected in Hilo, HI. All hats will be made into a perfect size for each guests. The way a flat palm leaf turns into a beautiful shape of hat is astonishing and would be a perfect memory to keep. Hosts will be happy and excited to share this weaving skills to the guests from all over the countries. Palm Hats are green at first, and then change the colour into gold brown after about 6 weeks.
Was enthalten ist
Palm fronds, string, small knife
Aya & Shawn
Aloha! My name is Shawn. I have been living in Hawaii for over 15 years. First in Oahu, then to Big Island. I’ve been making this hat for many years now. The art of palm hat weaving is called “Lau Niu Art” in Hawaii, which has been told among local Hawaiians. I also learned this art from my Hawaiian teacher, Kumu. However, there are only few people left on this island that cherishes this beautiful Lau Niu culture. Myself and other staffs on site will be happy to share this knowledge and assist you throughout this experience. Don’t miss out this perfect opportunity to weave your first palm hat!
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Wo ihr sein werdet
We will conduct Traditional Palm Hat Weaving in our yard with lots of tropical plants and flowers. There are fruit trees like papaya, mango, pinapple, and guava. The place is an BnB we operate with many travelers from all over the world so It’s a special place to see and experience.
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Bedingungen für Gäste
Es dürfen bis zu 5 Gäste ab 12 Jahren teilnehmen.
Lesson hour is about 2 hours. Palm Basket Weaving is also available as an alternate to Hat. Please let me know beforehand.
Traditional Palm Hat Weaving
Ab $55 pro Person
Ab $55 pro Person