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Makalii Senior Captain Chadd Paishon explains to how to use the hoe (paddle) to steer the canoe. (Photo courtesy of Waimea Country School)

Making a classroom-canoe connection

MEDIA RELEASE Waimea Country School’s fourth and fifth grade students recently visited the Makalii, the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s third voyaging canoe, as part of their history and social studies class. Students were able to explore the vessel and talk to Master Navigators Shorty Bertelmann and Chadd Paishon about their experiences aboard the Makalii and her […]

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