The Real Time Kapa class just started in 2012. It is a year long course that begins with students planting their own wauke trees. As the trees grow, they will learn about the history and tradtions of kapa in Polynesia and worldwide.
Students will make their own tools, learn dye-making techniques, softening, and scenting kapa. When the trees are ready to harvest, they will begin the kapa making p
Contact me for fees and date availability if you are interested in a group kapa class. Class content and time can be very flexible according to your needs.
I have been a kapa teacher for over 15 years and have worked with students of all ages, from Kindergarten to Kupuna.
I have done kapa demonstrations at: the National Museum of the Native American Indian in Washington DC; the Festival of Pacific Arts in American Samoa; and the May Day Ho`olaule'a and Hula Festival in Japan.
I look forward to seeing you in class!