Workshop: Make Your Own Outrigger Canoe Paddle

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One of the most popular activities of the Puakea Foundation of Hawaii Inc. is Bobby Puakea’s annual make your own paddle workshop.

You will not only learn so much about woodworking, tropical woods, power tools, and the paddling culture, you will go home with a paddle.


It is a great experience for young and old alike. Plus, learn how to repair your paddle, should it have any unfortunate encounters with the reef, etc.

You will learn so much about Hawaiian culture, about wood-working, about outrigger canoeing, and listen to stories about many Hawaiian legends, from on and off the water.

Dates: February 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 2012
Time: 9 am-3 pm
Location:  Uncle Bobby’s home in Kaneohe. Directions will be sent to you after you register.
Cost:  $325.00 for Members, or $350 for non-members – which will include a one year Family membership to the Puakea Foundation

Please be sure to join our email list in the right column so we can contact you about all of the Foundation events!

Workshop fee includes membership to the Puakea Foundation and your own hand-made paddle. This program is limited to 10 people so act soon!

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