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Hanauna Ola: Sustaining the Generations Through Voyaging


Perpetuate Hawaiian culture knowledge & practices that support physical, spiritual, psychological health and well-being.


Objective 1 - Teach the knowledge, practices, and skills of advanced voyagng.


Year 1 - 1st Quarter Canoe Crew Training Schedule


January 28, 2017 OWP Activity 23: Dry Dock Training at Mahukona Warehouse to work on Makalii and escort vessel Alakaʻi.


February 18, 2017 OWP Activity 25: He Moku Crew Training at Mahukona Warehouse to familiarize trainees with the cardinal points of the island of Hawaii; environmental/weather observations; and protocol training to coincide with lunar new year.


March 21, 2017 OWP Activity 26: Spring Hoau Moe Training overnight retreat at Kilauea for building of crew relationships, to familiarize trainees with the cardinal points of the island of Hawaii, environmental and weather observations; focus on the eastern horizon, and protocol training to coincide with Equinox. 


April 15, 2017 OWP Activity 28: CPR/First Aid and Water Safety Training overnight retreat at Mahukona Warehouse instruction from 2 Certified Trainers in CPR/First Aid and Water Safety; continue to build crew relationships; and environmental and weather observations. 


Halealoha Ayau, ANA Project Director

Shorty Bertelmann, Master Navigator / Crew Training Director



Objective 2 - Teach the knowledge and practices of voyage support; to cultivate plants in canoe gardens, prepare food, braid cordage, and learn chants and prayers for voyage ceremonies.


Year 1 - 1st Quarter Support Canoe Crew Training Schedule


January 28 - 29, 2017   Attend 2-day retreat at Hōea Moku, Hawi.  Complete training in ʻAi Pono and Hānai Waʻa.


February 25-26, 2017  Attend 2-day retreat at Hōea Moku, Hawi.  Complete training in Pilina Kaula and Hānai Waʻa.


March 25, 2017  Attend 1-day training workshop for the Alakaʻi to ensure each is ready to help teach the 3 voyages support practices.


April 20, 2017  Pre-training survey completed by participating schools/organizations, community and NKW ʻohana members.  Ensure surveys are completed and kept for comparison purposes following completion of training to document improvements.


Keala Kahuanui, ANA Project Coordinator

Chadd Paishon, Master Navigator / CommunityTraining Director


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