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Create a traditional Hawaiian lei

Create a traditional Hawaiian lei

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Aloha! I am a Native Hawaiian girl, born and raised on these beautiful Hawaiian islands! I have over 30 years of professional hula dancing experience in Waikiki, hula competition, throughout Hawai’i & around the world. I grew up making fresh lei, skirts & all other adornments necessary to perform. I have formal Hawaiian language education & fluency. I’m happy to share these traditions with my…
Kekai
Kekai
Kekai
Kekai

What we’ll do

When guests arrive you will learn basic Hawaiian language relative to lei making. I will provide a fresh sourced, cut & prepared pua (flowers) & greenery including all materials needed to make a leipo’o. We will measure and size it to your head to make sure it fits well. I will then guide you step by step in making your very own leipo’o. Each guest will make 1 lei customized to their head…

What else you should know

I will make sure you finish with a beautiful leipo’o. I will help you every step of the way so don’t be nervous! I’m so excited to share my Hawaiian Culture with you!!! Aloha

What I’ll provide

Creative supplies
Locally picked &/or sourced flowers & greenery, cleaned & preppared. All additional supplies needed to make a leipo’o.

What to bring

Reusable water bottle to Mālama Honua (care for the land, earth, world).
Jacket for shore breeze.
Camera to take pictures

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Where you'll be

We will meet at a beautiful beach on the North Shore of O'ahu, Kokololio Beach Park on the Northern most end of the parking lot where I will lead you our lei making spot. We will make leipo’o at a picnic table right next to the beach. You will be amazed with the view. Depending on the weather, I will contact you the morning of and you will follow me, by car, to our indoor location (just 1 mile from our meeting place).

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through April 30, 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. There is no prior training required. Just come ready and open mind to learn a Hawaiian tradition!

What to bring

Reusable water bottle to Mālama Honua (care for the land, earth, world).

More tips

I will make sure you finish with a beautiful leipo’o. I will help you every step of the way so don’t be nervous! I’m so excited to share my Hawaiian Culture with you!!! Aloha
Kekai
Create a traditional Hawaiian lei
1 review
From $81/person
1 review
From $81/person