We are continuing work on the site as well as on our GoFundMe fundraising page! We hope you enjoy the progress photos and appreciate any support you can provide us. Mark Kalahele President The Puakea Foundation of Hawaii
UPDATE April 6, 2018: We wanted to share the great news with you! Last week, we received financial support from both Matson as well as the Laurence H Dorcy Hawaiian Foundation. With their support we have reached our original fundraising target! We really need to thank each and every one of our donors, from First
Many mahalos to KITV for giving us a shout out and covering the ground-breaking ceremony for the new learning center! Click here to view the 26-second clip on our Facebook page. You can learn more about the Learning Center here: Blessing & Ground Breaking – July 30, 2017 Casino Night Fundraiser – October 1, 2017
Saturday March 7, 2015 will be the kick-off event of the Koa Wa‘a Genealogy Project of the Puakea Foundation, a Hawaii not-for-profit organization in Kaneohe. The Koa Wa‘a Genealogy Project will be a multi-year undertaking of the organization to begin documenting, compiling, creating a genealogy database of the numerous koa canoes in the State of
Plans are underway to build the Puakea Learning Center at our home base at Heʻeia State Park. We’ll keep you posted as plans develop.
On July 16, 2005 volunteers from Bobby and Pat’s daughter Tayshea’s pack came to Heeia and helped cut down a dead tree and clear the bougainvillea from the area where Bobby is going to build and repair canoes for the foundation. As a result of this we were able to make room for a larger