In Hawaiian culture, the colorful, tropical ti plant has always been thought to have great spiritual power. It has been used throughout centuries for spiritual protection, healing, and purification. Its leaves have many practical purposes, such as wrapping food, making hula skirts, and creating beautiful leis. In this class, students will hear legends about the ti plant, as well as learn more about its uses. They will also learn Hawaiian lei protocol, how to prepare the leaves, and then create a ti leaf lei that is both wearable and aesthetic.
• Join & share on Facebook