The Nakoa Foundation is dedicated to the perpetuation of cultural traditions, values and practices associated with the Traditional Hawaiian Canoe. Our Nā Peʻa and He Hawaiʻi Au educational programs are designed to create a visible Hawaiian presence in our community that maintains those values and perpetuates our Hawaiian Cultural identity.
Nā Peʻa is a youth program sponsored by the Nakoa Foundation which seeks to instill a sense of social and environmental responsibility by perpetuating the traditions and practices of the traditional Hawaiian Sailing Canoe
He Makeʻe Waʻa
He Makeʻe Waʻa is a research and curriculum development initiative that supports our programs. Our curriculum is available at hemakeewaa.org