WHAT STRING DID POYNESIANS INVENT THAT IS STRONGER THAN NYLON and why was it so important to Hawaii.
Kapalua, May 13–How do you hold a canoe together to sail from Tahiti and discover what today is known as Hawaii. You soak a coconut in sea water for four months, remove the mass, pound it, and weave it into rope. Watch for details in one of two upcoming columns on the Celebration of the Arts at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua. VOICES OF MAUI TALK STORY, LLC PHOTOS
Hula shows in Kaanapali sometimes feature Tahitian dancing but the dancers don’t often look like these.
These Tahitian from Bora Bora wear real grass skirts and tattoos. Tahitians are believed to have settle on Maui around 800 A.D. and initiated the alli system. VOICES OF MAUI TALK STORY PHOTO, MAY 2014. Yesterday’s blog, Swans on Vacation, had 200 views, a recent record.
Celebrity Soltice in Bora Bora. Day 14 of South Sea cruise. Mouse over the photos for descriptions.
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Coming in the days ahead: the elevator girls, crossing the equator ceremony, Hula instruction, famous malihini hula dancers and much much more