Celebrate Native Hawaiian culture, at Paʻakai Marketplace on Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23 at 5 p.m. Local designers, crafters, entertainment and art classes will be at The Barn at SALT at Our Kakaʻako. Held in collaboration with PAʻI Foundation, admission to this family and pet-friendly event is free.
Lauhala weaving classes with master weaver Keoua Nelsen, of iHala LLC, are scheduled. Learn to make a lauhala anthurium hair pick or bracelet. For registration information, see www.paifoundation.org/events.
PAʻI Foundation’s mission is to preserve and perpetuate Native Hawaiian arts and culture for future generations.
While at SALT at Our Kakaʻako, guests can visit the many unique stores and restaurants that make it urban Honolulu’s most exciting gathering place. Parking is available in the SALT at Our Kaka‘ako parking structure, accessible from Keawe Street. SALT’s official Lyft drop-off/pickup location is on Coral Street. Additional parking is also available at The Flats at Puʻunui. See www.saltatkakaako.com. Follow and tag photos @SaltOurKakaako.
About SALT at Our Kaka‘ako
Named after the paʻakai (Hawaiian for “salt”) ponds that once dotted the low-lying wetlands of this area, SALT at Our Kaka‘ako is Honolulu’s innovative epicenter for local culture, food, shopping, and events. Comprising 85,000 square feet of a dynamic mixture of local small business and national brands, SALT is an urban city block designed for exploration and engagement for retail, restaurants, and services. This groundbreaking gathering place in the heart of Our Kakaʻako is where new makers and new ideas converge.
Owned by Kamehameha Schools, revenues generated from SALT at Our Kakaʻako fund educational opportunities for more than 48,000 learners and caregivers annually through three campuses on the O‘ahu, Maui, and Hawai‘i island; 30 preschools statewide, literacy instruction and support in more than 200 public school classrooms; financial and educational support for 17 Hawaiian-focused public charter schools; and collaborations with 50 additional organizations throughout the state. www.saltatkakaako.com
About Our Kakaʻako
Our Kaka‘ako encompasses nine city blocks in the heart of Kaka‘ako centered around the arts, culture and creative hub on Auahi, Keawe and Coral streets. It’s an emerging epicenter for Hawai‘i’s urban-island culture that is an incubator for a variety of artists, chefs, influencers and entrepreneurs. Rooted in Hawaiian cultural values, Our Kakaʻako is built on empowering creativity, cultivating innovation and building a truly unique, local community. www.ourkakaako.com
About Kamehameha Schools
Kamehameha Schools is a private, educational, charitable trust founded and endowed by the legacy of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the great-granddaughter and last direct descendant of King Kamehameha I.
The mission of Kamehameha Schools is to improve the capability and well-being of Native Hawaiians. Kamehameha Schools achieves their mission by operating an educational system serving over 6,900 students of Hawaiian ancestry at K-12 campuses on Oʻahu, Maui and Hawaiʻi island. Income generated from its Hawai‘i real estate and portfolio of diverse financial investments fund 96% of the Schools’ educational mission. www.ksbe.edu
Friday, 22 November, 2019
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