Keikiali'i - Master Basket Weaver on Big Island Hawai'i - Hawai'i Kine Market

Keikiali’i – Master Basket Weaver on Big Island Hawai’i

Keikiali`i worked 30 years at the Painted Church in Honaunau.

There she demonstrated her weaving techniques for authentic Hawaiian coconut products. She is one of a handful considered to be a Master Basket Weaver on the Big Island of Hawai`i.

Over those years she taught visitors the art of basket weaving and participated in the annual Hawai`ian Cultural Festival at Pu`uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park at the City of Refuge. Her focus being: Educating people to authentic Hawai`ian culture by using indigenous techniques and materials that are part of everyday life in Hawai`i.

Every basket and ornament is handcrafted with materials native to the Hawai`ian Islands. These are rare, genuine, hand-crafted gems that truly represent the Hawaiian culture and capture the spirit of Aloha.

Visit Keikiali’i’s store at

Handmade Rosary
Handmade Rosary
Handmade Coconut Baskets

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