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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Hawai’i’s Multicultural Food World

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 |
1:00PM - 1:45PM ET

This is a virtual event.
Hawaiian food.


Virtual Event - Penn Museum


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Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators. Every Tuesday, join these 30-minute sessions—perfect for kids in elementary to middle school—to dig deeper into world cultures, archaeology, and anthropology with demonstrations of hands-on projects you can try at home!

“Manapua, Pepeiao, Pork Hash!” went the rhythmic chant of Hawai’i’s famed manapua men, who served steamed buns and enormous dumplings in the sugarcane plantation era, and later served Spam musubi, fried noodles, and plate lunch from lunchwagons. Learn about the histories of these dishes—developed after many generations of immigrant workers lived, worked, and started families together—through the eyes of Kiki Aranita. Aranita is a chef and restaurateur whose ancestors worked on Kauai’s sugarcane plantations.

Recommended Materials: Paper and pencils, crayons, or markers.

Free to Registered Guests