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Kālai Papa He‘e Nalu (Surfboard Carving)

Kālai Papa He‘e Nalu (Surfboard Carving)
with Pōhaku Stone
Every Thursday
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Gallery Lawn in front of Hawaiian Hall
Free with paid Museum admission

In this presentation you’ll learn about the making of traditional Hawaiian surfboards like the alaia, a short board, the kīkoʻo, a popular long board, and an olo, a type of long board used by the aliʻi. You’ll see a solid wood slab given new life and purpose using traditional techniques. Kumu Stone will also explain the importance of shaping the curves of the nose, bottom, and rails of a board for wave-riding performance.

This program is offered in conjunction with the Mai Kinohi Mai: Surfing in Hawaiʻi exhibit in the Castle Memorial Building, where visitors can journey back to the days of old and see traditional Hawaiian surfboards from Bishop Museum’s collections.

Date

Aug 06 2020

Time

11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mauka Gallery Lawn

Location

Mauka Gallery Lawn
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum

Organizer

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum
Timed General Admission

OPEN DAILY 9 AM – 5 PM

1525 BERNICE STREET
HONOLULU, HAWAI’I 96817

OPEN DAILY 9 AM – 5 PM

1525 BERNICE STREET
HONOLULU, HAWAI’I 96817