Sailing With Lata/Laka: Presentation at East West Center

Come See how Ancient Polynesian Voyaging is still practiced today.  Drs. Simon Salopuka and Mimi George of the Vaka Taumako Project of Solomon Islands present from 12 noon to 1PM, Sept 8. Everyone welcome! limited seating, pay parking available on UH campus, sponsored by East-West Center Pacific Islands Development Program & UH Manoa Center for Pacific Island Studies. Read more


Growing Lata’s Garden

Highlights from Meph and Mimi’s Presentation at Kaua’i Community College 13 October, 2015

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Talking Story: Growing Lata’s Garden

Friends in Kauai, Join us October 13th at the Kauai Community College cafeteria for a presentation and Q&A by H.M. Wyeth and Dr. Mimi George.  We’ll be discussing how canoe plants are useful and sustainable today.  Presentation begins at 5:30 PM.  Hope to see you there!

VTP talks sustainability at Fiji Talanoa

by H. Meph Wyeth

From 14-18 July, the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji, hosted a combined conference on climate change and sustainable sea transport. Read more

VTP talks at Spaulding Wooden Boat Center

On 22 and 23 February, Mimi and Meph gave talks about Te Puke building and navigation at the Spaulding Wooden Boat Center in Sausalito. Read more

Sailing With Lata: The Original Polynesian Voyager

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Sailing With Lata: An Exhibit at Kauai Museum

Mimi, Larry, and Meph have been hard at work hanging photos, arranging artifacts, and generally getting in everyone’s way at Kaua`i Museum as they prepare for the official opening of “Sailing with Lata” on 27 April. Read more