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Welcome to a gathering space--workshop, studio and retail.  A place for learning, and making, a place of exchange.  We continue to only feature locally made products alongside culturally grounded practices, and books, CDs and DVDS about Hawai’i and the Pacific.  Please, wander, enjoy, ask questions, make a new friend, come back, often.  There is no hands off area-- we are all hands on. 

Na Mea Hawai’i is a place to talk story, spend time, read a book, have some tea (and awa soon) make something, buy something, support a different way of being in community.  Sign up for classes in STUDIO, don’t miss the wearable art wall, find out what other classes are being offered, what events are coming up.  Enjoy our free WiFi, look at whose in our POP UP spaces and studios, pull up a chair in NOHO, enjoy our out-of-print book section.  This is a Hawaiian place, we are here to share.


Mon - Sat//10A - 9P

Sun//10A - 6P 

_______________________________________________________________________________     Nake’u & friends invite you to

Tea & Talk Story

Sunday Mornings 10:30A to 11:30A

At NOHO, inside Na Mea Hawai’i Ward warehouse, ‘ewa end /plenty of free parking 596-8885 for reservations, (limited seating, $5 a person)

Join Nake’u Awai and a different invited guest each Sunday and enjoy a simple tea service and a unique scone selection from local bakeries. Expect the unexpected, when you’re talking with Nake’u


AUGUST 18 // CURTIS LOO // Lei Maker, Lauhala Weaver top drawer! DOE Cafeteria manager

AUGUST 25 // GRANT KAGIMOTO // Cane Haul Road CEO, Native Books and Beautiful Things litter 

SEPTEMBER 1 // KEAO NESMITH // Hawaiian translator kumu, hula dancer, translator of classic books

*Book Signing to follow tea 

SEPTEMBER 8 // CLAIRE HUGHES // Hawaiian Living Treasure, O‘o Award Recipient, Papa Ola Lokahi 

SEPTEMBER 15 // BILL CHAR // Lei maker extraordinaire

SEPTEMBER 22 // BLOSSOM LAM HOFFMAN // Actress, Singer The Last Empress, Joy Luck Club

SEPTEMBER 29 // ED COLLIER // Kumu Hula Halau O Na Pua Kukui, Iolani School Faculty Retired

Workshop//Pono Today // LiAnn // NOHO // Every 3rd Thursday of the month // 7P - 8:30P                                                     Off-Site 





What's New
Lena Machado, Songbird of Hawai'i
What's New
DVD: The Navigators

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