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Free public lecture series set

LIHUE — The National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kauai Community College present the first in their joint 2017 free public lecture series “Seeds of Thought” at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the KCC Campus Center Cafeteria.

Join Professor Maile Andrade for an overview of the plants and cultural practices of kapa (bark cloth), ulana (plaiting), ‘upena (net making), and hana ‘ie‘ie (twining).

Maile, a multi-media artist at the Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies at University of Hawaii at Manoa, will discuss plant crafts and share images including research project museum pieces currently inaccessible to the public.

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