Our annual Make Your Own Paddle Workshop is back again! Uncle Bobby’s once a year paddle workshop is a rich experience in learning about Hawaiian culture, tropical woods, and the ocean sport of outrigger canoeing.
It continues to sadden us that people steal from Uncle Bobby. The latest theft took place last week. We are posting a list of the items we can confirm were taken, valuing over $4000 worth. How? “A lock had been cut clean off the shed, and housing for another had been peeled back as if
Last Thursday, June 19th, rare koa wood was stolen from the foundation in Heʻeia Park. This was rare wood, being used to build a traditional outrigger canoe for Honolulu Pearls Canoe Club. The club lost its koa canoe at Nanakuli Beach Park when the canoe sustained permanent damage on a beach landing after a race.
Plans are really coming together for our annual meeting and fundraiser for the Puakea Learning Center! Donation tickets are on sale now!
Aloha Mai Kakou, The 2013 paddling year was one of great achievement as well as trials for the Puakea family and foundation. We have gained additional members and thus been extraordinarily busy. This increase in interest is wonderful, but overwhelming and very consuming, which accounts for the absence of the 2012 newsletter. We would like