WHO/WHAT: Kadomatsu workshop led by Rick Hoo. Kadomatsu are Japanese good luck bamboo and pine arrangements that adorn the entrance to many homes at New Year’s. Rick Hoo began making kadomatsu with TEMARI, Center for Asian and Pacific Arts, and now works on them with the Kuhio Lions Club of Honolulu. His workshop will cover kadomatsu’s history, design and symbolism. Hoo will teach participants how to make a contemporary version of the bamboo and pine arrangement with materials found in Hawai‘i and Japan.
WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Spalding House (2411 Makiki Heights Dr.).