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Tropical Flower Arranging at Volcano Art Center

March 14, 2017, 10:13 AM HST
* Updated September 8, 4:54 PM
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Kaipo Ah Chong making lei at Volcano Aart Center’s Aloha Friday event. Photo courtesy of Volcano Art Center.

Hawaiian cultural practitioner Kaipo Ah Chong will offer his popular tropical flower arranging workshop once again at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.

The workshop is scheduled for on Friday, April 7, from 1 to 3 p.m.

A tropical agriculture farmer and member of Halau Na Kamalei, Ah Chong will share his expert skills in this hands-on workshop.

Explore color and texture in three dimensions with tropical flowers.

Choose from an array of flowers, such as anthuriums, orchids, ti leaves, ginger, heliconia and more.

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Students will leave the workshop with their own arrangements created from cleaned tropical flowers.

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The class fee is $45 plus a $20 supply fee.

A tropical arrangement made by Kaipo Ah Chong. Photo courtesy of Volcano Art Center.

Students are asked to bring a pair of clippers.

Pre-registration is required: Call (808) 967-8222 or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org.

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About Volcano Art Center

The Volcano Art Center is a nonprofit educational organization created in 1974 to promote, develop and perpetuate the artistic and cultural heritage of Hawai‘i’s people and environment through activities in the visual, literary and performing arts.

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