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Lei Hulu of Hilo featherwork exhibit returns

Updated: 
May 2, 2014 - 8:38am

“Featherwork by Lei Hulu of Hilo,” an exhibit of traditional Hawaiian featherwork by Doreen Henderson and students continues through May 16 at Lyman Museum in Hilo.

Examples of featherwork on display include lei papa (flat lei often used as hatbands), kahili, uliuli (feathered gourds and rattles), ahu ula (feathered capes), and even an elaborate crested mahiole (helmet), according to the museum.