Three women who have been working to help build the new Te Puke voyaging canoe at Taumako, are volunteering to go to Reef Islands to take a training in Virgin Coconut Oil production.
Aloha Tatou, The Vaka Taumako Project of Solomon Islands is preparing for a voyage from Taumako to Vanuatu in November, 2016. The aim of this voyage is to reunite the families who have been separated for over 70 years by a closed border.
After more than 70 years of separation and loss of communications between members of a family born and raised on Taumako, a small reunion has occurred.
Mimi and Meph have just returned from two busy and productive weeks in Solomon Islands. Here are a few highlights:
The aim of the Malama Honua World-Wide voyage is to sail a thread of connection round the world and share stories of hope that will help us all Malama Honua – care for each other and our planet.
Highlights from Meph and Mimi’s Presentation at Kaua’i Community College 13 October, 2015
by Mimi George As “Gershon II” sails along the South African coast, I feel the part of what Genesis says is the meaning of Gershon – “a stranger in a strange land – always to be treated as family.”