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Lifelong Learning Past Events


Saturday, July 26, 1997
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Paper Sculpture

Arts & Crafts Class

Instructor: Ryoko Shibata

Create beautiful paper sculpture arrangements using colorful paper and simple folding techniques. Members $5, non-Members $9 includes Museum admission. Reservations required by July 23.

Saturday, July 12, 1997
1:00 PM—3:30 PM

Finding Your Own Voice

Performance Workshop

Instructor: Nobuko Miyamoto, Great Leap, Inc. Performing artist Nobuko Miyamoto creates a safe, sacred space for a hands-on workshop designed to help participants bring out their own stories. Consisting of warm-up exercises using elements of dance, yoga, tai-chi, theatre games and meditation, the workshop prepares the participant for no-fail ways to bring out their own tales. Members $5, non-members $9 includes Museum admission. Reservations required. Limited space available.

Sunday, June 29, 1997
2:00 PM—3:30 PM

Discovering Your Family Tree

Workshop instructor: Chester Hashizume. Become a family detective and discover those long-lost relatives. Learn how to create your own family tree, then find out how to enter your family tree in the Museum’s National Family Registry. Members $5, non-members $9 includes Museum admission. Reservations required.

Saturday, June 21, 1997
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Fish Origami

Craft Class Instructor: Ryoko Shibata

The catch of the day is this workshop where participants will learn how to make origami (folded paper) fish. For this class only, Members $5, non-members $7 includes Museum admission. Reservations required by June 18.

Saturday, June 14, 1997
9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Told by the children: A presentation of Oral History Stories

Children will share the oral history stories and projects that they learned how to collect at the May 17 Museum workshop. Parents, visitors, and friends are encouraged to attend. Free with Museum admission.

Sunday, June 8, 1997
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Na Lei O Hawai'i - leis of Hawai'i

Family Activity

Celebrate pau kahana (the end of work) on this, the last day of The Kona Coffee Story exhibition. Join members of Ainahau O Kaleiponi and make a fresh floral lei by learning a variety of lei-making techniques. Free with Museum admission. Reservations required by May 31.

In conjunction with the exhibition The Kona Coffee Story: Along the Hawai'i Belt Road



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