Big Island

This weekend Sam's on the Big Island of Hawaii, exploring the cultural and spiritual pastimes of the real Hawaii. She gets up-close and personal with rivers of molten lava and blesses a newly built outrigger canoe before it hits the high seas.

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Sam joins the hula lesson on the Big Island, Hawaii. 960 1280

  

Sam gets a kava lesson at Kanaka Kava on the Big Island, Hawaii. 960 1280

  

Danny Akaka teaches Sam how to make an offering on the Big Island, Hawaii. 960 1280

  

Sam chats with some locals at Kanaka Kava. 960 1280

  

A freshly cleaned turtle pokes his head up to say hello. 960 1280

  

Sam learns traditional luau chants from Auntie Lei. 960 1280

  

The view from the top of Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii. 960 1280

  

Sam gets a lesson from Ski Kwiatkowski about canoe-making at the Mauna Lani Resort. 960 1280

  

Danny Akaka blesses the canoe before its maiden voyage. 960 1280

  

Sam gets a ride on a hand-made outrigger canoe on the Big Island. 960 1280

  

Sam and Danny Akaka go for a stroll at the Mauna Lani Resort. 960 1280

  

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