The Tradition Of Hawaiian Feather Lei Continues With Boris Huang-wharfedale

Fashion-Style Hawaiians are known for their beautiful feather work seen in traditional leis, capes, and helmets as far back as John Webber engravings of the voyages of Captain James Cook, c.1780s. This spectacular feather lei hulu is wili or tied individually to a central cord in the style of traditional Hawaiian lei making. It is hand-stitched by Boris Kekaiuluikahikina Huang, one of Hawaiis premiere feather lei makers who apprenticed with renowned Hawaii lei master Auntie Mary Lou Kekuewa. Boris painstakingly handcrafts Hawaiian feather leis at his studio in Honolulu, Hawaii. He creates his own lei hulu patterns using feathers from different birds (such as goose, pheasant, duck, peacock, etc.). He creates feather leis of many different styles ranging from traditional poepoe and kamoe to contemporary designs. . Boris has been commissioned to craft lei hulu for special organizations, including the Honolulu Symphony, Hawaii Education Association, Manoa Valley Theatre, Goodwill Industries of Hawaii Inc., Hawaii Tourism Authority, Waikiki Outrigger Hotel and many others. Boris has exhibited his lei hulu at Hawaii Pacific University Ohana Gallery Exhibition 2007, 2008 & 2009, the Moanalua Gardens Prince Lot Hula Festival, and Queen Emma Summer Palace. Many well known personalities own Boris lei hulu including President Barrack Obama, Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, actor Jim Nabors; Hawaiian princess Abigail K.K. Kawananakoa; Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann; musician Robert Cazimero; singer Cathy Foy; Hawaii Theatre manager Burton White and many more. . The feather lei made by Boris Huang are featured exclusively at Martin & MacArthur stores throughout Hawaii and online .martinandmacarthur… The craftsmen of Martin & MacArthur frame these beautiful feather lei in solid curly Koa from the .panys own private stock. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: