Return to Pukapuka

Amelia Rachel Hokule’a Borofsky, Psy.D, is a community and cross-cultural psychologist based in Hawaii and the Cook Islands. She returned to Pukapuka to learn, write and give back to her childhood atoll and community.

In support of lifelong learning and womb to tomb education, the Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute has rolled out a series of adult education courses.

Pa, one of a handful of taungas still practicing in Rarotonga, claims there is a cure for dengue fever.

The Pukapuka Airport opened yesterday for an emergency landing to bring home the body of Billy Baniwai Tiro, aged 48.

Pukapuka hostel opens in style

Friday December 13, 2013

The newly renovated Pukapuka Hostel opened to much fanfare last Friday at 4pm.

Dr Amelia Hokule’a Borofsky, who grew up in Pukapuka and Hawai’i, has been living back on her childhood atoll to learn, teach and write.

Vaine tini head to Tahiti

Monday June 24, 2013

Thirty-four women have spent the last two years preparing for their big trip to Tahiti to attend the annual 2013 gathering of the Pacific Churches’ Women and Youth.

Teacher Amelia Borofsky reports on the new tertiary training institute in Pukapuka.

The tradition of yolonga

Monday May 06, 2013

Dr Amelia Hokule’a Borofsky, who grew up in Pukapuka and Hawai’i, has returned to her childhood atoll to learn, teach and write.

Chasing pigs in Pukapuka

Friday May 03, 2013

We belong to the same pule in Pukapuka.

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