For millennia Hawaiians have elevated coconut weaving to a fine art. Discover how to create attractive mats, baskets, and adornments by learning the art of palm weaving. The leaves of the cocos nucifera, or coconut palm, provide many invaluable resources for the Hawaiian community. Every part of the tree is used - The fruit provides food and water, the fibrous husk can be made into cordage, the base of the trunk can be made into drums, and the leaves can be woven into baskets or used to thatch roofs.
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