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Social Media Takeover: Lehuauakea

Lehuauakea, artist and guest curator of Five Oaks Museum exhibition DISplace, shares their traditional Hawaiian kapa making practice, including the significance of reviving and passing on this practice of creating cloth with the bark of certain trees, the process and tools of making kapa, and the gathering of earth pigments. This takeover occurred from November 9-13, 2020.

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DISplace shines light on the widely unknown connection between Hawai‘i, the Pacific Northwest, and the communities that continue to flow between these two regions.

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