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Imu Workshop with Ikaika Nakahashi
Saturday, July 22 (10 AM to 7 PM) & Sunday, July 23 (9 AM to 12 PM):
This two-day, in-depth workshop will teach many aspects of imu (Hawaiian underground oven) creation and use. Hands-on instruction in how to gather materials, to create, set, ignite, seal, and open an imu; traditional Hawaiian names for the parts of the imu; recipes and ingredient preparations; how to place the food; monitoring and timing; and serving, including making traditional coconut leaf platters. Ikaika Nakahashi is a lecturer of Hawaiian Ethnobotany at the University of Hawai‘i Maui College, an educator with the Hakipuʻu Learning Center, and a Kua with the Protect Kahoʻolawe ʻOhana who helps to lead cultural and educational restoration programs to the sacred island of Kahoʻolawe. Cost: $150, or $125 for current garden members. Lunch included Sunday at the conclusion of class; bring your own Saturday lunch, or buy lunch for $10. Call 249-2798 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Date: Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
Time: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Cost: $150, or $125 for Current Garden Members
Categories: Food & Beverage, Cultural / Ethnic, Classes / Seminars / Lectures
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
150 Kanaloa Ave
Wailuku, HI USA 96793
Island Area: Central Maui
Hours of operation: Mon-Sat 8am-4pm
The mission of the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is to foster an appreciation and understanding of the living Hawaiian islands of today, emphasizing the plants of Maui Nui (Maui, Moloka'i, Lana'i and Kaho'olawe), and providing a center for environmental education, Hawaiian cultural expression, conservation, biological study, and recreation.
Contact: Whit Germano