Ipu Heke 'Ole Workshop
Thu, Jul 08 | Pūlama Nā Liko

Ipu Heke 'Ole Workshop

The ipu heke 'ole (ipu with no top gourd) is a drum-like instrument made from bottle shaped gourds cut off by the neck and is slapped during dance. Great for hula dancers or those who simply want to make their own instrument.
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Time & Location

Jul 08, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pūlama Nā Liko, 64-1013 Mamalahoa Hwy, Waimea, HI 96743, USA

About The Event

Ipu Heke 'Ole Workshop

Small ipu (6 inch diameter) $35

Large ipu (8 inch diameter) $45

For ages 8+

Thursdays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

In Hawaiian, the gourd is otherwise described as ipu. It is mostly used to produce kani (sound) for mele (song) and hula (dance). The ipu heke 'ole (ipu with no top gourd) is a drum-like instrument made from bottle shaped gourds cut off at the neck and is slapped during dance. Great for hula dancers or those who simply want to make their own instrument.

  • The workshop will be held at our learning center in Waimea.
  • Ticket holders must present their tickets on entry.  PRINT or SCREENSHOT a copy of the event ticket and show upon arrival to the hālau.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: Out of courtesy for our instructors please let us know within 24 HOURS of your scheduled workshop time at ohana@pulamanaliko.org for a full refund. Cancellations within 24 hours are NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • COVID-19 POLICY: Face masks are REQUIRED upon arrival at the hālau and are to be worn throughout your workshop. If you are not feeling well, recently traveled, and/or suspect you may have been in contact with someone who is sick or has coronavirus, please DO NOT attend . You are welcome to register for another workshop (if spots are available).
  • WORKSHOP CANCELATION DISCLAIMER: Workshop may be cancelled if minimum participant registration is not met. Those who that have registered will be notified at least 24 hours prior to the workshop and will receive a full refund.