Lauhala preparation weaves community ties

Lauhala mat created by Puuhonua Society at the Hawaii State Art Museum, Hawaii Triennial 2022.
Just one of many piles of lauhala to clean and prep.
Top: Estee cleans the lauhala while listening to Aunty Lorna’s directions. Bottom: Aunty Lorna eyes Sharon’s dubious attempts to remove the lauhala rib.

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