Indiegogo Fundraiser

It’s Fundraising Time! We’ve just launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign and we could sure use your help.  Every donation, no matter how small, helps us reach our goal to build the next canoe and to produce our educational video on vaka construction and navigation. Click here to view our campaign and donate! Even if you …

Te Lapa

In addition to their vast knowledge of asterisms, wind, waves, and currents, sailors of the Duff and Reef Island groups make use of a unique phenomenon that has barely been documented, let alone witnessed by outside researchers. 

Lata in Germany

Lata Continues to Get Around! In June, members of Ka `Imi Na`auao o Hawai`i Nei Institute toured Germany and Switzerland, performing in Heidelberg, Basel, and Augsburg.  An important part of their program was a segment dedicated to the hula goddess Laka, one of the best known of Lata’s Hawaiian manifestations. Under the gaze of Taumako’s …