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Kāhili Pa‘a Lima, Part 2

Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center
Kau Kupulau, 2022

Featuring: Kumulāʻau Sing


Kāhili are symbols of royalty, and the kāhili paʻa lima (handheld kāhili) is often associated with aliʻi wahine of old Hawaiʻi. Traditionally, feathers from seabirds, roosters, and chickens were used for the creation of these beautiful feather standards. Watch this video to learn how to create a modern kāhili paʻa lima.