Coconut Grove Hana

Niu, Tree of Life Cultural Experience

Come enjoy a one of a kind cultural experience at the Coconut Grove Hana. services guest and tour companies with a cultural garden tour. Experience various Polynesian produce on its life cycle, uses and how its prepared. We demonstrate the various stages of the Coconut, on how its harvested and it’s different uses a beautiful private hideaway. 

Nui

The Tree of life

Historically, the Coconut has provided a convenient lifestyle for the people of Polynesia. From its deepest root to the youngest frond, the Coconut has proven to be beneficial in numerous ways. This presentation is crafted to showcase the Coconut’s genius ingenuity.

Hale Niu

The Facilities

Enjoy our beautiful private tropical highway. Dine under our open air custom pavilion. Equipped with private restrooms and complementary WiFi. 

Ka Moku La'au

The Grove

Take a stroll into a Grove of vegetation essential to the well-being and health of Hawaii. Guided by cultivators whose childhood upbringing depended on the wealth of these Crops. Prosperous seasons of multiple foods brought celebrated feasts all year long.

Mea'ai Ono

Delicious Food

Dine on traditional cuisine at its finest. Our menu of mea’ai ono reflect our cultural presentation and seasonal staple, ulu (breadfruit), kalo (taro), and ‘uala (sweet potato). Choice of proteins are parallel to traditional foods of our islands.

Complimentary Souvenir Photos

Photography by Jerry Grigory

Cultural Activity Add On

Enhance your guests experience with one or more of our cultural activities!

Haku Making

“Haku,” a floral crown, to honor someone special during an occasion. The haku lei is an assortment of vibrant colors sewn into breathtaking patterns of flowers and foliage. Poerava Ori Nui ensures fresh natural resources for you to sew into your personalized haku for a lush tropical crown.

Lei Making

Absolute delight learning to make a lei the Hawaiian way. Exploring the various types of ti-leaf, you will learn the art of ti-leaf lei making. This lei will stay fresh with little preservation techniques, allowing you to proudly wear your handmade creation. Over time, the lei will dry and its color will fade, but it will never lose the significance and beauty of our experience together. 

Weaving

Weave your own coconut hat, and wear it during the remainder of your stay in Hawaii, heck, wear it on the plane ride home. Our experienced weaving practitioners will guide you from start to finish. You’ll leave us with a frond woven to wearable perfection.

 

Ukulele

Before we start strumming away, we’ll go over basic hand positions necessary to play the ukulele properly. Once we’ve got that down, the first ukulele chord will be just as easy as the next. With a little practice changing finger patterns between chords, you will be singing along to your first song in no time. You’ll be excited to return home to show off all you’ve learned on your vacation to Maui.

 

Hula

Countless luau performances feature the art of hula and all its grace purely to entertain but overlook the true beauty that lay within. For every phrase, there’s a motion; for every motion tells a story. Poerava Ori Nui will bridge the gap between an angelic melody and elegant movement with understanding of the story behind the song. Step-by-step, you will learn the basic footwork and hand motions commonly used in hula. You’ll truly build a connection to this cultural memory in the ambiance of Aloha.

Ori

Who doesn’t want to sway as Tahitians do? The secrets we reveal to Tahiti’s hypnotizing hips will have you wanting more. It’s the perfect time for all women to truly explore their sassy but classy feminine side. Perhaps a light workout to end the day right. No matter the circumstance, every class will be a blast. 

 

 

Contact Us:

Phone- (808)670-1200

Email- poerava@poeravaorinui.com

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