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Make a flower crown with Carissa Moore

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews.Part of the Olympian and Paralympian collection

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60 mins
Up to 10 people
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

I will be partnering with Pamakani, an amazing flower artist, to teach you how to make Lei Po'o. We will start off with a brief introduction and background of lei-making and its significance in Hawaiian culture. We’ll go through all the supplies and make sure everyone is ready to go. Then, Pamakani will take us through, step by step. It should take about 30 mins to complete a flower head crown. In the end, I’ll open things up to questions and conversation!

As a heads up, expect that my experience will be streamed live for more fans to watch both on Airbnb.com and on YouTube, so if you book to join me, you'll also get to be part of the stream.

As a heads up, expect that my experience will be streamed live for more fans to watch both on Airbnb.com and on YouTube, so if you book to join me, you'll also get to be part of the stream!
I will be partnering with Pamakani, an amazing flower artist, to teach you how to make Lei Po'o. We will start off with a brief introduction and background of lei-making and its significance in Hawaiian culture. We’ll go through all the supplies and make sure everyone is ready to go. Then, Pamakani will take us through, step by step. It should take about 30 mins to complete a flower head crown. In the end, I’ll open things up to questions and con…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Download Zoom for free on a desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Carissa can host private groups of any size, up to 10 guests. Private group rates start at $722.

What to bring

  • 3-4 main flowers (medium-large in size; examples: orchids, gingers, roses)... Can pick from your backyard or pick up from local flower shop.
  • A large assortment of greenery (ferns, ti leaf strips, song of India or any type of green that is durable)
  • Raffia ribbon
  • 3-4 accent flowers (bougainvillea, mums, carnation, mini roses, babies breath, any type of small flower)
  • Scissors
From $42
/ person
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Meet your host, Carissa

Tokyo 2020 Olympian · Representing USA · Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 4 Reviews
  • Identity verified
My name is Carissa Moore. I am a 4X World Champion surfer from Honolulu, Hawaii, and I will be a part of USA's surfing team in the Tokyo 2021 Olympics.

Born and raised on the island of Oahu, the Aloha spirit is a huge part of my lifestyle and who I am. I am passionate about sharing the Aloha spirit with others through my non-profit called Moore Aloha. Our mission is to empower young women to be strong, confident, and compassionate individuals.

In Hawaiian, Aloha means love. The flower lei is a symbol of love, unity, and respect. One of the activities we include in our Moore Aloha events is the making of lei po'o. I thought this would be a really fun and special activity to share with you.
My name is Carissa Moore. I am a 4X World Champion surfer from Honolulu, Hawaii, and I will be a part of USA's surfing team in the Tokyo 2021 Olympics.

Born and raised on the island of Oahu, the Aloha spirit is a huge part of my lifestyle and who I am. I am passionate about sharing the Aloha spirit with others through my non-profit called Moore Aloha. Our mission is to empower young women to be strong, confident, and compassionate individuals.

In Hawaiian, Aloha means lov…
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About the organisation: Moore Aloha Charitable Foundation



Moore Aloha Charitable Foundation is a 501C3 non-profit that was launched in 2018 with a simple goal: Moore Love. Using surfing as a platform, our programs aim to bring young women together in and around water to share, encourage and inspire each other. The Moore Aloha mission is to empower young women to be strong, confident and compassionate individuals.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Moore Aloha Charitable Foundation.
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Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews.

Marion
July 2020
This was such a sweet way to spend an hour on a summer afternoon. We learned the basics of haku lei making and got to hear some stories about the history and purpose of Hawaiian lei.
Donna
July 2020
Making Lei Po’o with Carissa was a very special morning, as she and Pamakani shared with us their special gifts and traditions of the islands of Hawaii. Carissa is an amazing surfer and her Spirit of Aloha and giving shined through the unique experience she offered and that we were fortunate to be a part of.
Making Lei Po’o with Carissa was a very special morning, as she and Pamakani shared with us their special gifts and traditions of the islands of Hawaii. Carissa is an amazing sur…
Carol
July 2020
This was a great experience I felt that I really learned alot of about the culture and they were very authentic
Mina
July 2020
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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.

More tips

You can never have too many flowers! If you have leftovers you can always make a beautiful arrangement for your house or gift to a friend. Aloha is treating others with love, respect and kindness without wanting anything in return. I actually encourage you to give some away to show that Aloha spirit