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Taumako people know that If you want to build a voyaging canoe, the first thing you do is plant a garden to feed your workers. Please help feed the unpaid workers keeping this ancient legacy alive. 

Support voyaging education programs of Holau Vaka Taumako Association


Your generous donations are tax-deductible as allowable by USA law.

No matter how small, your donation it helps keep voyaging education alive.

  3 main goals during 2020 - 2022 are:

  1. Build a Canoe House for Lata Voyaging School, with a permanent roof for 2 canoes, satellite communications, a cultural archive, video lab, and accommodations for students.

  2. Complete building the all-seasons proa support/service vessel  

  3. Complete repair or building of a new voyaging canoe and make voyages

Note: If you prefer your donation to support one of these project goals, please write that in the memo line of your cheque.  If using Paypal, write it in the “I want my donation to support:” box at checkout.

We accept donations by Paypal:

And by Check


Make checks out to:

Pacific Traditions Society
PO Box 189
Anahola, HI 96703

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