Merrie Monarch Festival Events

Merrie Monarch Festival Events. Part of the park’s mission is to perpetuate Hawaiian culture, and what celebrates the culture more than the annual Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo?
During Merrie Monarch Week, the park will offer six ‘Ike Hana No‘eau (“Experience the Skillful Work) programs for everyone to experience and connect with Hawaiian practices.
ulana niu weaving coconut leaves
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Come learn about ‘ulana niu (weaving coconut leaves); nā lei (lei making) with Patty Kaula and Lehua Hauanio; play kōnane (a Hawaiian game that resembles checkers) with park rangers, and learn about nā pa‘ahana hula – the tools, altar and plants that symbolize hula – with Amy Ka‘awaloa. Musicians Rupert Tripp, Jr. and Ti Kawhi Chun and 
Konane keiki
Pōki‘i Seto will share their melodies. 
When: Tues. April 23 and Wed., April 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Where: Kīlauea Visitor Center lānai 

Event Properties

Event Date 04-24-2019 11:00 am
Event End Date 04-24-2019 1:00 pm
Location Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

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