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Presented by Marianne George, Ph.D and Meph Wyeth Image and Reality in Polynesian Voyaging is a mesmerizing mixed media presentation of the Vaka Taumako Project.
On 30 June, Mimi gave a well-received presentation on Taumako navigation at the Spaulding Wooden Boat Center in Sausalito.
Dear Mimi, I apologize for writing you so late, but I need to thank you for taking me on the trip with you. Ever since my mom went with you in 2005 I’ve wanted to go to the Solomon Islands.
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.
On 22 and 23 February, Mimi and Meph gave talks about Te Puke building and navigation at the Spaulding Wooden Boat Center in Sausalito.
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 …