PO Box 4887
Kailua-Kona Hi. 96745
nakoafoundation@gmail.com

The Nakoa Foundation is an IRS recognized 501 c 3 non-profit, dedicated to promoting Social Tolerance and Environmental Responsibility through the perpetuation of cultural traditions and practices associated with the Traditional Hawaiian Canoe.

Our Programs

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Nā Peʻa is a five month youth program for Middle School and High School Students where leadership and group orginizaitonal skills are taught though the Hawaiian Sailing Canoe.

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He Hawaiʻi  Au is used to provide short term presentations to both community groups and schools on the history, practices and operation of the traditional Hawaiian Canoe

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He Makeʻe Waʻa is a research and curriculum development initiative that supports our program.

About Us
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