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Traditional Palm Hat Weaving

Traditional Palm Hat Weaving

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:All languages welcome

About your host

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…
Aya & Shawn
Aya & Shawn
Aya & Shawn
Aya & Shawn

What we’ll do

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…

What else you should know

Lesson hour is about 2 hours. Palm Basket Weaving is also available as an alternate to Hat. Please let me know beforehand.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Palm fronds, string, small knife

Where you'll be

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.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

More tips

Lesson hour is about 2 hours. Palm Basket Weaving is also available as an alternate to Hat. Please let me know beforehand.
Aya & Shawn
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Traditional Palm Hat Weaving
New experience
₹3,958 per person
New experience
₹3,958 per person