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.
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.
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.
Enhance your guests experience with one or more of our cultural activity.!
“Haku,” the people’s crown, normally used to honor someone special during an occasion. The haku lei is an assortment of vibrant colors with breathtaking patterns of flowers and greenery. Poerava Ori Nui ensures the freshest natural resources for you to sew into your personalized haku for a lush tropical crown.
You’ll absolutely be delighted when 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.