Ching Foundation Matching Grant

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
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Documentary Short Film about Uncle Bobby

Hawaii film maker Clark Hilton has created a very soulful 5-minute film about Uncle Bobby. There is great footage of Bobby working at his canoe repair halau and lots of hearing about Uncle Bobby’s fascinating history! Mahalo to Clark and his crew and thank you for watching it! Uncle Bobby- Puakea Foundation from RUSTICUS FILMS
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Mahalo Nui from Uncle Bobby

Everyone at the foundation is so grateful for all of the support and attention regarding the theft of his tools. He recorded this video and we now have a YouTube Channel! More to come this year.

Uncle Bobby on

Watch the interview with Uncle Bobby and learn about the exciting plans to tour the mainland USA with Uncle Bobby and the koa canoes in 2008! (Click the picture to start playing.) 5:35 mins. More Hawaii stories can be found on “”: