Cultural Village


We recommend if there’s a workshop you’d like to participate in, to pre-register by emailing, unless otherwise noted.

10:00am – 11:30am – Music Workshop – Na Mea Ho’okani, Bass Beg/Int
Mezzanine – $50

10:00am – 12:00pm – Koko Hair Adornment Workshop
$5 for supplies

10:00am – 2:00pm – Flu Shots – CNUCARES
*until while supplies last – Free first 50 people

11:00am – 12:00pm – Hot Hula Fitness

11:00am – 12:00pm – Orchid Lei – Aunty Faye Miller
$10 (fees for supplies) 15 people max

11:30am – 12:30pm – Hula ‘Ohe (Nose Flute Hula) Hula Preservation Society $10 (fees for supplies) 15 people max

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Hula – Kumu Blaine Kamalani Kia
Mezzanine – Free unlimited – Registration starts at 11:15

12:00pm – 2:30pm – Silk Lei Workshop
$10 for supplies

1:00pm – 2:00pm – Lomi Lomi – Patricia Catanzano (Ohana/Family Lomi)
Free – 20 people max

1:00pm – 2:00pm – Music Workshop – Na Mea Ho’okani, Ukulele/Int
Mezzanine – $50

1:30pm – 2:30pm – Working with Tule – Diana & Christina Almendariz
$10 – 30 people max

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Hula ‘Ohe (Nose Flute Hula) – Hula Preservation Society
$10 (fees for supplies) 15 people max

2:00pm – 5:30pm – Fabric Flower Workshop
$5 for supplies

2:30pm – 3:00pm – Halau Ka Waikahe Lani Malie – Sacramento
Kumu Hula Juni Kalahikiola Lovel

3:00pm – 4:00pm – Music Workshop – Na Mea Ho’okani, Guitar
Mezzanine – $50

3:00pm – 4:30pm – Eyelash Yarn Lei Workshop
$5 for supplies

4:00pm -5:00pm – Kaulumele’s Polynesian Dancers
Director: Sondra Kaulumele Sperr



Pa’a Alana will be giving demonstrations at his booth and will answer questions on this very traditional and important Polynesian art form of traditional Hawaiian kākau (tattooing).

Gift Called Acorn & Working with Tule
Diana and her daughter Christina will be giving demonstrations of the many uses of tule and how acorns are the staple of California Indians.

Cook Islands Cultural Village
Learn the Cook Islands art of tivaevae quilting! We’ll use paper to practice designing and cutting a tivaevae. All ages welcome. Their display of tivaevae quilts, hand-crafted artifacts and workshop is hosted by Melodie Turori, a filmmaker and artist finishing a short film about the art of tivaevae – all while sewing her own first tivaevae.

Health Screenings & Flu Shots
CNUCARES is a student run health care organization. Pharmacist students will offer free flu shot administration (reserve your spot today), blood glucose and blood pressure screening under certified pharmacists monitoring/supervising.

Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage
Patricia Kaleialoha Catanzaro, CMT and other practitioners are providing the healing touch of traditional Hawaiian Lomilomi Therapeutic Massage.

Hula Preservation Society
Join HPS and Uncle Calvin Hoe to learn about and try rare implements you may have never seen before, and Make-&-Take your own ʻOhe Hano Ihu (nose flute), Pū ʻOhe (bamboo horn), Kālaʻau (hand sticks), and other Hawaiian musical instruments. Each implement costs $5 (fees for supplies).

The Ku’e Petition Continues
The Ku’e petition prevented the Treaty of Annexation from taking place. View the petition and sign along your ancestors to share in the history that connects us to our kupuna.

Na Mea Ho’okani
Their work is to recognize, acknowledge, respect, and exemplify the living spirit of the culture and the “mele”, by encompassing all of the island traditions and couples with the musical influences of the world stage.

‘Ōlelo Lounge
Visit the ‘Ōlelo lounge where you can listen, ask questions and learn the Hawaiian language. If you know the language, please come join in.