Category Archives: South Pacific

In 2005 while on a “vacation” as a cruise ship lecturer I sailed across the South Pacific from Valparaiso, Chile to Robinson Crusoe Island, Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Bora Bora and Tahiti.

Paepae o He`eia traditional Hawaiian Fishpond

After the MAHHI 2013 Conference we took a Field Trip to Paepae o He`eia traditional Hawaiian Fishpond. The web site http://paepaeoheeia.org/ describes the He’eia Fishpond, a walled (kuapā) style fishpond enclosing 88 acres of brackish water that was originally built … Continue reading

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24th Annual Maritime Archeology and History of the Hawaiian Islands Symposium

We stayed at the East-West Center at University of Hawaii for six days during the MAHHI 2013 Conference sponsored by UH Marine Options Program, MAHHI, and NOAA – National Marine Sanctuaries. A shuttle bus took us to the conference meeting site at the … Continue reading

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Wake of the Bounty cruise 2005 and loss of Bounty 2012

On February 1, 2005 I sailed on MV Discovery’s “Wake of the Bounty” cruise from Valparaiso, Chile to Robinson Crusoe Island, Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Bora Bora, and Tahiti. For fans of the Mutiny on Bounty story the ships arrival at Pitcairn … Continue reading

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