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International Festival of Canoes Part 1: Lahainaluna Team
International Festival of Canoes Part 1: Lahainaluna Team
June 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CANOES, PART 1:  LAHAINALUNA TEAM Hawaii’s voyaging canoe history is still practiced today by paddling clubs, and also schools who learn the art of crafting a canoe.  Lahainaluna High School is participating as carvers in this year’s International Festival of Canoes.  Jeremy Delos Reyes leads the team as they put their skills […]


International Festival of Canoes Part 2: Master Carvers
International Festival of Canoes Part 2: Master Carvers
June 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CANOES, PART 2:  MASTER CARVERS Hundreds of spectators gathered along Kamehameha Iki Beach Park in Lahaina over the weekend to witness the ceremonial Lunching of Canoes.  Master carvers from around Polynesia spent the last two weeks shaping their canoes out of raw albesia logs as part of the annual International Festival of […]


File photo by Wendy Osher.
International Festival of Canoes Part 3: Francis Senenci Master Craftsman and Hale Builder
June 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

One of the many cultural events that coincide with this year’s festival of canoes is the construction of three hale structures at the Banyan Tree Park in Lahaina.


International Festival of Canoes, Part 4: Master Navigator Chad Kalepa Baybayan and the Hoku Akakai
International Festival of Canoes, Part 4: Master Navigator Chad Kalepa Baybayan and the Hoku Akakai
June 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher Aha Punanaleo’s deep sea voyaging canoe arrived in Lahaina in Celebration of the 2008 International Festival of Canoes.  We speak to Master Navigator Cad Babayan who explains the unique partnership in which the vessel is used as a tool in perpetuating the Hawaiian language to teach students and aspiring navigators about math […]