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Learn Tropical Flower Arranging at Volcano Art Center

July 5, 2017, 11:52 AM HST
* Updated July 5, 11:54 AM
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A tropical arrangement made by Kaipo Ah Chong. VAC courtesy photo.

Hawaiian cultural practitioner Kaipo Ah Chong will offer his popular tropical flower arranging workshop once again at Volcano Art Center.

The workshop will be held on Friday, July 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.

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 3 dimensions with tropical flowers. Choose from an array of flowers like Anthuriums, Orchids, Ti leaves, Ginger, and Heliconia, to name a few.

Explore color and texture in three dimensions with tropical flowers. Choose from an array of flowers like Anthuriums, Orchids, Ti leaves, Ginger, and Heliconia, to name a few.

Cleaned tropical flowers will be provided. Choose from an array of flowers like anthuriums, orchids, ti leaves, ginger, heliconia and more and create your own arrangement.

The finished flower arrangements are sure to evoke a sense of paradise in your home. Or, extend your aloha to a friend or loved one with an arrangement you artfully assembled yourself, perfect for any occasion.

Kaipo Ah Chong making lei at VAC’s Aloha Friday event. VAC courtesy photo.

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

Participants are asked to bring their own clippers. 

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

The Volcano Art Center is a non-profit 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. Visit www.volcanoartcenter.org.

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