Maui

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Maui

  1. 1. A Cultural Look at Maui A brief introduction to Polynesian culture on the island of Maui January 2008
  2. 2. Day 1: Kihei Canoe Club Before immersing yourself in a new culture, you must immerse yourself in the ocean to cleanse away harmful thoughts and prejudices.
  3. 3. Day 2: Haleakala 100 voices joined in a traditional Polynesian chant to greet the sun and give reverence to those who came before us.
  4. 4. Views of Maui
  5. 5. Day 3: Off to Hana Hana is much more remote and many of the residents who are of Polynesian descent still practice traditional ways. The chant for raising the sun also works at sea level!
  6. 6. At the bottom of Haleakala National Park Oheo Gulch or the Seven Pools
  7. 7. More Important Sites at Hana
  8. 8. Maui Beaches & Ocean Views
  9. 9. Final Day: Whales Whales were important to the Polynesians but they also drew European whalers to the islands
  10. 10. Final Day: Whales Whales were important to the Polynesians but they also drew European whalers to the islands

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