Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
From: August 3, 2003
To: August 9, 2003

In English, PAPER MULBERRY, in Hawaiian WAUKE, and in Japanese KOZO, the broussonetia papyrifera plant is used by all these cultures to create paper. Local, national and international indigenous craftsmen and artists shared their expertise and learned from each other as well as revealed the essence of paper to the public at the week long “Kapa, Washi, Paper Conference.”

The Drachen Foundation sponsored Greg Kono to attend the conference. Kono participated in the conference and shared his methods for using washi to make kites and conduct kite making workshops.

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