Public invited to kapa making presentation | Arts & Culture
Join Dalani Tanahy for a presentation of the intricate and fascinating art form of creating kapa (barkcloth).
Explore the origins of Polynesian bark cloth, differences between Hawaiian and other Pacific tapa, reasons for the demise of Hawaiian kapa, and its cultural resurgence. Dalani will also demonstrate the steps of making and printing kapa and share information about dye-making and designs.
A lifelong artist in many mediums, Dalani Tanahy has been a respected kapa artist for over 15 years and is known for creating exquisite, soft, pliable kapa.
Drawn to kapa's diversity and rareness, Dalani's favorite kapa to make are the ones people will use, whether a pa'u to wear for a wedding, a baby's blanket, or a burial kapa.
For more information call 847-8296.
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