January 10, 2017 5:30 pm
KCC PAC 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy Lihue, Hi 96766
3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy Lihue, Hi 96766
Margaret Clark at (808) 332-7324 ext. 225
On Tuesday, January 10 from 5:30 p.m., the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kauai Community College present the first in their joint 2017 free public lecture series “Seeds of Thought.” Join Professor Maile Andrade for an overview of the plants and cultural practices of kapa (bark cloth), ulana (plaiting), ‘upena (net making), and hana ‘ie‘ie (twining). Maile, a multi-media artist at the Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, will discuss plant crafts and share images including research project museum pieces currently inaccessible to the public.
The “Seeds of Thought” lecture series is a collaboration between the nonprofit National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kauai Community College. Both NTBG and KCC share a common goal of quality education to truly change lives. NTBG is a not-for-profit institution, headquartered in Kalāheo. KCC, which is part of the University of Hawai‘i system, operates a large campus in Puhi.
For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Margaret Clark at (808) 332-7324 ext. 225 at least 10 days in advance.
For information on the institutions, visit their respective websites at www.ntbg.org and kauai.hawaii.edu
Photo caption info: Prof. Maile Andrade of the Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies at UH Mānoa will give a free talk on Hawaiian plant fiber arts. Contributed photo.