Coconut DemonstrationMondays | Cane & Canoe Lawn
8:30am to 9:30am
The coconut (niu) demonstration provide guests an inside look into one of Hawaii’s four major staples that was brought to the islands. Learn the history and benefits of coconut while tasting its fresh milk and grated meat.
Coconut Frond Weaving
10:00am to 11:00am
Weaving was an essential part of the Polynesian’s way of life. The skill of weaving ranged from baskets, bowls, plates and thatching for bigger projects like sails to name a few. Kumu Thompson will offer guests a glimpse of history while he shares his contemporary approach to this craft using coconut leaves. Supplies will be provided for guest to learn and create their own souvenir to take home.