Academy of Canoe / Koa
Canoe is an indigenous culture in Hawaii which reflects Hawaiian spirit on how to look at the world in their native perspectives. The native Koa tree are embedded in Hawaii culture as major material sources. Furthermore, the Hawaiian community base land division called Ahupua’a accelerated canoe to be rooted in Hawaii successfully. The academy of Koa recreation seeks fully understanding of the traditional canoe making process and focusing on the recreation of Koa tree. The academy provides a learning center and specialized laboratories to preserve the traditional way such as exploring the tradition and modernizing it to overcome the obsolescence of Koa Canoe.