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Maile-Style Ti Leaf Lei Workshop

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  • BYOB + complimentary water, pineapple water, mango pineapple iced tea.
  • 3hr class with all materials and instruction provided.
  • Private transportation to our private event deck in the Maui Gold Pineapple farm featuring panoramic sunset and ocean views.

Join Teaching Artist, Caitlyn Madrid, in an immersive three-hour lei hili workshop. Students will learn the hili method of lei-making, which is braiding or weaving of a single plant material– in this case ti leaf. Students will also learn the integral skill of placement of leaves and flowers between twists to secure them in the lei. Students will learn ti leaf preparation, as well as the traditional Hawaiian style of lei hili. Students will complete the workshop as they design and weave their lei, including the essential skill of tying it off. Class participants will leave the class with a beautiful, handmade Maile Ti Leaf Lei.  All supplies and materials will be provided.