2015 E Ho’onanea event information here!
2015 Labor Day Weekend - September 4 - 6, 2015
Westerbeke Ranch Sonoma Valley Wine Country
This year's retreat will be a relaxing 3 days and 2 nights of music, featherwork, nightly kanikapila, and local wine tasting
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Our 2014 music instruction will again feature
Kimo Hussey, Daniel Ho, Kalae Miles, Izi Holokahi, and Liko Puha. Hawaiian Feather Art Workshop will be instructed by Auntie Paulette Kahalepuna and Herman Kekoa Mossman Tachera and Liko Puha and Kalae Miles will be sharing their aloha with Hawaiian culture related sessions such as Hula, Hawaiian language and Oli (chant).

The 3 day and 2 night all inclusive workshop/retreat will be held at the beautiful Westerbeke Ranch in
Sonoma Valley Wine Country August 29th- August 31st 2014. See last years schedule to get an idea of all the great workshop sessions we will be planning again for 2014.

Planned for 2014
  • 2 nights / 3 days of 'Ukulele or Hawaiian Feather Art instruction
  • Music sessions specific to beginner and advanced/inter. levels.
  • Hawaiian cultural sessions: Hula, Oli (chant), 'Olelo (Hawaiian language) and Lei Hulu (feather lei)
  • One on One personal sessions with the instructors


  • Saturday evening benefit concert - relax poolside under the stars and enjoy the smooth sounds of your music instructors and special guests!
  • Lei Hulu (feather lei) Exhibit
  • Nightly kanikapila
  • Nightly wine receptions - taste local wines of the valley


$650 includes all fees and materials, all gourmet meals, shared accommodations, and all extra activities. Companion rate: $500 includes all except 'Ukulele and Feather Lei workshop sessions. Rate without accommodations (if you choose to stay off-site): $450.  

The workshop begins at 09:30 am Friday August 29th and ends Sunday afternoon August 31st. We are offering an optional extra day to extend your stay through Monday September 1st for $150 additional.  There will be no scheduled instructional sessions but it includes three meals, accommodations and pure relaxation.

Kimo Hussey Video about workshop

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