Tropical flower arrangement at the Volcano Art Center

January 1, 2018, 10:36 a.m. HST
* Updated September 8, 4:13 p.m.

Floral composition. PC: Volcano Art Center.

Kaipo Ah Chong, a Hawaiian cultural practitioner, will again offer his popular tropical flower arrangement workshop at the Volcano Art Center.

The workshop will take place on Friday, January 5, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Niaulani Campus of the Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village.

Leave the workshop with your own arrangement to take home with you and enjoy. The finished flower arrangements are sure to evoke a sense of heaven in your home. Or, extend your aloha to a friend or loved one with an arrangement you’ve expertly put together yourself, perfect for any occasion.

Tropical agriculture farmer and member of Halau Na Kamalei, Ah Chong will share his expert skills in this hands-on workshop.

Explore three-dimensional color and texture with tropical flowers. Choose from a range of flowers like anthuriums, orchids, ti leaves, ginger and heliconia, to name a few.

Floral composition. PC: Volcano Art Center.


Cleaned tropical flowers will be provided and the class fee is $45 plus a $20 supply fee. Students should bring a pair of clippers. Pre-registration is required. To register, call (808) 967-8222 or visit


The Volcano Art Center is a nonprofit educational organization established in 1974 to promote, develop, and perpetuate the artistic and cultural heritage of the people and environment of Hawai’i through activities in the visual, literary, and musical arts. show.

Rosalie M. Dehner