Tag: Native Hawaiian crafts

Learn some Hawaiian Culture at Kalaeloa Heritage Park

The “Malama Hawaii” program to increase cultural awareness among Hawaii visitors is working. Various studies and surveys are bearing this out, as more and more visitors are expressing interest in experiences that highlight Native Hawaiian culture and Hawaii’s overall cultural diversity. Aside from in-flight videos and hotel/resort efforts at cultural education, places like the nonprofit […]

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Those Beautiful Hawaiian Quilts

Unless you’re into quilting as an avocation, it’s likely that quilts aren’t a large part of your consciousness. Here in the islands, a Hawaiian quilt is considered a treasure, whether you’ve received one as a gift, bought one or made one yourself. Long before the first Westerners reached the islands, the Hawaiian people were making […]

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