Workshops

Uncle Bobby gives workshops throughout the year on paddle-making, canoe-building, and Pacific Islands canoe culture


Make Your Own Paddle Workshop: February 2013

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. Do you Facebook? If so, here are the photos from this workshop!

2012 Paddle Workshop Huge Success

The 2012 Paddle Workshop, held in Febuary at He’eia State Park was a huge success. There was something for everyone, and lifetime friendships were made, and a great paddle to boot! Mahalo to Mel, Dennis, Jim, Mike, Linda and Nova for making this a special workshop. A Hui Hou! Uncle Bobby The Puakea Foundation

Please Join Us! 2011 Annual Meeting

The Puakea Foundation would like to invite you to attend our Canoe Workshop, a hands-on demonstration, and our Annual Meeting on April 9, 2011 Date: Saturday, April 9, 2011 Location: Puakea Foundation Learning Center Heeia State Park, Kaneohe, HI Time: 10am – 3:30pm Annual meeting to follow: 4pm – 6pm The day begins with a
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Annual Meeting April 9th & Canoe Workshop

You are invited to attend our CANOE WORKSHOP AND HANDS ON DEMONSTRATION 10 am til 3:30 pm Heʻeia State Park Google Map Learn about the apprenticeship program and see how Uncle Bobby takes the wounded old koa canoes and fixes their pukas! Several “paddles in the making” will also be on hand so you can
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