Join Rachael Mākena for a lesson in making Hawaiian lei, and men's and women’s hula dancing. Come learn how the Native Hawaiians connected with their natural environment through these art forms, and the importance of practicing sustainability in their culture.
An island girl at heart, Rachael was born and raised on Maui. She is an environmental educator with the San Juan Mountains Association and has lived in Durango since 2011. She is passionate about sharing her love for Hawai’i and for connecting others to their local natural ecosystems through art, education and exploration.
Purchase tickets at the Ute Indian Museum or by phone at 970-249-3098.