Activity, Culture, Event, News, Sailing

Team EDT Wins the 2012 Hawaiki Nui Va’a

The 21st edition of the Hawaiki Nui Va’a concluded on Friday, November 9th and Electricité de Tahiti (EDT) was the winning team! A total of 86 crews and 126 rowers competed in this year’s grueling outrigger canoe race. Shell Va’a, who was favored to win the competition, won the final stage of the race but was […]

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Activity, Art, Culture, Event, Family, History, News, Shopping

Tahiti’s Monoï Here

The Monoï Here is, well… here! This week marks the start of the 6th annual Monoï Here (pronounced Mah-noy Héré), which is a four-day celebration of Tahiti’s famously fragrant monoï oil. The event will take place from Thursday, November 15th until Sunday, November 18th at the Maison de la Culture in downtown Papeete. Want to know […]

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The 2012 Hawaiki Nui Va’a

Tahiti’s annual Hawaiki Nui Va’a—an intense outrigger canoe race through the Leeward Group of Society Islands—is set to take place next week! This three-day race starts on Wednesday, November 7th and ends Friday, November 9th, spanning across Huahine, Raiatea, Taha’a and Bora Bora. If you haven’t had a chance to read it yet, here’s the […]

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Activity, Culture, Dining, History, Photography

Tahiti Then and Now Part II

In response to our first “Then and Now” blog post from earlier this month, Matador Network reached out to us and asked if we could submit a similar article for their website. Of course we gladly obliged; and below is the final piece that they published on Monday, October 22. If you’ve enjoyed looking through […]

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