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Wayfinding Talk at ‘Imiloa with ‘Uncle Ray’ Bumatay

by Brea Aamoth on October 10th, 2016

‘Imiloa Wayfinding Talk
Presenter: Ray Bumatay
Date: Fri. Oct. 14
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $10, $8 for members (member level discounts apply)

Canoe carving is a family tradition that has been passed down for many generations in Hilo’s own Bumatay family. Ray Bumatay, a multi-generational canoe carver, will share his lifetime of experience centered around the building and racing of Hawaiian canoes. His lifelong passion has been instilled in his children, who today, continue to teach and engage local students in the canoe culture of Hawai‘i, preparing these youth for success in life by instilling confidence and positive reinforcement. Ray Bumatay has been a significant leader in Hawai‘i, acclaimed for his knowledge and efforts to keep Hawai‘i’s canoe carving culture vibrant and strong –- and to ensure that future generations continue to practice this art. Come and learn from his experiences as “Uncle Ray” presents ‘Imiloa’s Wayfinding Talk this Friday, October 14, at 7pm.

General admission tickets are $10; $8 for UHH/HawCC Student, Kupuna, Individual, Dual, and Family Members; $6 for Patron Members; Free for Silver, Gold, and Corporate Members. Pre-purchase tickets at the ‘Imiloa front desk or by phone at (808) 932-8901.

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