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Easter Island ~ Rapa Nui ~ Isla de Pascua (2006-2016)

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Moai Vai a Heva Contemporary.jpg
Moai Vai a Heva Contemporary.jpg
Fireworks at the end of Tapati Rapanui 2008
Fireworks at the end of Tapati Rapanui 2008
Ocean Pora Racer, Tapati Rapanui 2007
Ocean Pora Racer, Tapati Rapanui 2007
Finishing First, Ocean Swim, Tapati Rapanui 2007
Finishing First, Ocean Swim, Tapati Rapanui 2007
Youth Pora Race About to Begin, Tapati Rapanui 2007
Youth Pora Race About to Begin, Tapati Rapanui 2007
Akivi Warrior 2007 (Roberto Pakomio)
Akivi Warrior 2007 (Roberto Pakomio)
Tapati Rapanui 2007 – Halena pounding mahute
Tapati Rapanui 2007 – Halena pounding mahute
Tapati Rapanui 2007 – Halena resting after hours of pounding mahute
Tapati Rapanui 2007 – Halena resting after hours of pounding mahute
Tapati Rapanui 2007 – body painted for the Parade
Tapati Rapanui 2007 – body painted for the Parade
Jennifer - 2009
Jennifer - 2009
Vivi Triptich • hand made by the Queen candidate from Island materials competition (also as separate images) • Tapati Rapanui 2008
Vivi Triptich • hand made by the Queen candidate from Island materials competition (also as separate images) • Tapati Rapanui 2008
Tapati Rapanui 2007 • Young Warriors preparing for the Parade…
Tapati Rapanui 2007 • Young Warriors preparing for the Parade…
Tapati Rapanui 2007 • Young Warrior preparing for the Parade…
Tapati Rapanui 2007 • Young Warrior preparing for the Parade…
Tapati Rapanui 2007 • Young Girl Parade Preparation
Tapati Rapanui 2007 • Young Girl Parade Preparation
Tapati Rapanui 2007 • Young Boy Parade Preparation
Tapati Rapanui 2007 • Young Boy Parade Preparation
2007 • Kukin in Motion
2007 • Kukin in Motion
2007 • Matatoa Warrior
2007 • Matatoa Warrior
2007 • Vanessa Dancing with Matatoa
2007 • Vanessa Dancing with Matatoa
Mokomae • Kari Kari Performance 2007
Mokomae • Kari Kari Performance 2007
Mokomae • Kari Kari Performance 2007 * Nan calls this his Bumblebee
Mokomae • Kari Kari Performance 2007 * Nan calls this his Bumblebee
Kari Kari Dancer • 2007
Kari Kari Dancer • 2007
Tapati 2007 • Spear Thrower
Tapati 2007 • Spear Thrower
Spear Thrower 2 • Tapati Rapanui 2008
Spear Thrower 2 • Tapati Rapanui 2008
Tapati 2007 • Basket Weaving
Tapati 2007 • Basket Weaving
Tapati 2007 • Roberto - End of Parade Celebration
Tapati 2007 • Roberto - End of Parade Celebration
Nan's Moai Sunset • she even supervised the B&W conversion…
Nan's Moai Sunset • she even supervised the B&W conversion…
Sugar Cane Break 2007
Sugar Cane Break 2007
Roberto with his Guitar
Roberto with his Guitar
Luis Tomas Pate Riroroko Working on a Carving
Luis Tomas Pate Riroroko Working on a Carving
Maruka's Sister and her Husband Ruslan
Maruka's Sister and her Husband Ruslan
Down Group
Down Group
Down group 2
Down group 2
Down Group 3
Down Group 3
Down Group 4
Down Group 4
Girl Eating a Chicken Leg • Mayoral Election Rally
Girl Eating a Chicken Leg • Mayoral Election Rally
Takona 2009 - 1
Takona 2009 - 1
Takona 2009 -2
Takona 2009 -2
Takona 2009 - 3
Takona 2009 - 3
Matatoa • Vanessa
Matatoa • Vanessa
Matatoa • Dancer 2
Matatoa • Dancer 2
Small Clothing Store in Hanga Roa
Small Clothing Store in Hanga Roa
Victoria's Secret Bikini • Hanga Roa
Victoria's Secret Bikini • Hanga Roa
Best Darn Baker in Hanga Roa
Best Darn Baker in Hanga Roa
Our Favorite Baker
Our Favorite Baker
God Morning Catch
God Morning Catch
Rapanui Woman • 2008
Rapanui Woman • 2008
Lady in Hat • 2008
Lady in Hat • 2008
Couple
Couple
Wildflower 2
Wildflower 2
Sun-shade • Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Xetro Tuki
Sun-shade • Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Xetro Tuki
Nua with Flower
Nua with Flower
Antonia 2 • Tapati Rapanui 2008
Antonia 2 • Tapati Rapanui 2008
Flashmob Rapanui Style • Seemingly impromptu street performance by a croup of students
Flashmob Rapanui Style • Seemingly impromptu street performance by a croup of students
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Youth Horse Race
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Youth Horse Race
Tapati 2008 • Stage Performance Fire Starter
Tapati 2008 • Stage Performance Fire Starter
Tapati 2008 • Takona Recitation
Tapati 2008 • Takona Recitation
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Lucy Group Dance
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Lucy Group Dance
Tapati 2008 • Young Ladies Dance
Tapati 2008 • Young Ladies Dance
Tapati 2008 • Young Mens Dance
Tapati 2008 • Young Mens Dance
School Day • The young ladies line up and family taking pictures
School Day • The young ladies line up and family taking pictures
Young Girl in Takona
Young Girl in Takona
Daddy's Little Girl
Daddy's Little Girl
Rapanui School Project Chess set • Life size
Rapanui School Project Chess set • Life size
Large carving in front of a community building facing the sea • iPhone image from the back…
Large carving in front of a community building facing the sea • iPhone image from the back…
Roberto Pakomio • Leap 2
Roberto Pakomio • Leap 2
Roberto Pakomio Grave
Roberto Pakomio Grave
Mayoral Campaign • The Parade arrives at the big feed area
Mayoral Campaign • The Parade arrives at the big feed area
Mayoral Campaign • Fish anyone?
Mayoral Campaign • Fish anyone?
Mayoral Campaign • Mother posing with little boy
Mayoral Campaign • Mother posing with little boy
Mayoral Campaign • Someone put a wreath on Nan's head
Mayoral Campaign • Someone put a wreath on Nan's head
Mayoral Campaign • Maruka
Mayoral Campaign • Maruka
Mayoral Campaign • In charge of the big chunks of beef
Mayoral Campaign • In charge of the big chunks of beef
Mayoral Campaign • The always preset sound-man
Mayoral Campaign • The always preset sound-man
Young girls dance at a memorial gathering…
Young girls dance at a memorial gathering…
Nan is the one on the right…
Nan is the one on the right…
Me, Myself and Pan
Me, Myself and Pan
Cafe Makona with Helga and Nan on right – Roberto and restaurant owner Alexandra (the x pronounced like an h) in the background on the left.
Cafe Makona with Helga and Nan on right – Roberto and restaurant owner Alexandra (the x pronounced like an h) in the background on the left.
Street Clown – only time we saw this
Street Clown – only time we saw this
Hanga Roa Library Door
Hanga Roa Library Door
50 Years of Akivi • Celebrating the restoration of the seven Moai at Akivi • William Mulloy's daughter in attendance
50 Years of Akivi • Celebrating the restoration of the seven Moai at Akivi • William Mulloy's daughter in attendance
Nan and what she calls her Rapanui-hair, the combined effects of the high humidity and wind.
Nan and what she calls her Rapanui-hair, the combined effects of the high humidity and wind.
Nan sitting in the doorway of our first year cabin.
Nan sitting in the doorway of our first year cabin.
Tapati Opening Ceremony 2008 • Governor and Ceremonial food presentation to the elders
Tapati Opening Ceremony 2008 • Governor and Ceremonial food presentation to the elders
Tapati Opening Ceremony 2008 • Mayor of Hanga Roa and the three candidates for Tapati Queen
Tapati Opening Ceremony 2008 • Mayor of Hanga Roa and the three candidates for Tapati Queen
Roberto • 2009 doing Yvonne and soon to be born Patiri (Thunder) in Takona
Roberto • 2009 doing Yvonne and soon to be born Patiri (Thunder) in Takona
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel celebration • On the way to the water for trip around the Island
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel celebration • On the way to the water for trip around the Island
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel celebration § Setting off…
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel celebration § Setting off…
Trolling for Atun off Tongariki
Trolling for Atun off Tongariki
Fishing twixt Poiki and Motu Mauratiri
Fishing twixt Poiki and Motu Mauratiri
Portrait of a Rapanui Fisherman
Portrait of a Rapanui Fisherman
Antonia and Felipe Anniversary Family picture 2009.
Antonia and Felipe Anniversary Family picture 2009.
Katalina Hey Paoa
Katalina Hey Paoa
Helga Thieme
Helga Thieme
Stephanie Pauly
Stephanie Pauly
Sun setting behing Motu Nui, Iti and Kao Kao from southeastern edge of Rano Kau
Sun setting behing Motu Nui, Iti and Kao Kao from southeastern edge of Rano Kau
Charcoal drawing by Roberto Pakomio - #1
Charcoal drawing by Roberto Pakomio - #1
Charcoal drawing by Roberto Pakomio - #2
Charcoal drawing by Roberto Pakomio - #2
Charcoal drawing by Roberto Pakomio - #3
Charcoal drawing by Roberto Pakomio - #3
Kai Kai Class at the Museo - 2009
Kai Kai Class at the Museo - 2009
Jacobo Hey Paoa - 2006
Jacobo Hey Paoa - 2006
Roberto having fun filling in for a waiter at Cafe Makona - Nan at the table
Roberto having fun filling in for a waiter at Cafe Makona - Nan at the table
Tapati 2007 • Roberto Pakomio performance farewell wave…
Tapati 2007 • Roberto Pakomio performance farewell wave…
Tapati 2007 • Grab portrait
Tapati 2007 • Grab portrait
Tapati 2007 • Lady showing a rei miro at carving competition / opening ceremonies
Tapati 2007 • Lady showing a rei miro at carving competition / opening ceremonies
Tapati 2007 • Parade Prep Portrait - Matunga
Tapati 2007 • Parade Prep Portrait - Matunga
Tapati 2007 • Parade Prep Portrait 2
Tapati 2007 • Parade Prep Portrait 2
Tapai 2007 • Parade Prep Portrait 3
Tapai 2007 • Parade Prep Portrait 3
Tapati 2007 – Women's Banana Run Relay • Crossing the finish line together
Tapati 2007 – Women's Banana Run Relay • Crossing the finish line together
Tapati 2007 • Girl at Parrade-prep
Tapati 2007 • Girl at Parrade-prep
Tapati 2007 • Youth dance practice session
Tapati 2007 • Youth dance practice session
Tapati Rapanui • Outdoor stage backdrop
Tapati Rapanui • Outdoor stage backdrop
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Father of Candidate Viviana Tuki Sings and plays accordion
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Father of Candidate Viviana Tuki Sings and plays accordion
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Scene on one of the competitive historical skits
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Scene on one of the competitive historical skits
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Marriage scene in historical skit
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Marriage scene in historical skit
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Carver/Moai Profile
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Carver/Moai Profile
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Haka Pei Competitor
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Haka Pei Competitor
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Haka Pei Wipeout
Tapati Rapanui 2008 • Haka Pei Wipeout
Tapati 2008 • Haka Pei run by Tahira Nahoe
Tapati 2008 • Haka Pei run by Tahira Nahoe
Tapati 2008 • Basket Weaving
Tapati 2008 • Basket Weaving
Tapati 2008 • Vivi taking a bread from the competition, holding her niece
Tapati 2008 • Vivi taking a bread from the competition, holding her niece
Tapati 2008 • Youth Horse Run Winner
Tapati 2008 • Youth Horse Run Winner
Protest march for more autonomy
Protest march for more autonomy
Independence group march
Independence group march
Thunder's Baptism
Thunder's Baptism
Roberto ane Thunder
Roberto ane Thunder
Roberto and Thunder - 2
Roberto and Thunder - 2
Carved Tree Stump
Carved Tree Stump
Wildflower 4
Wildflower 4
Roberto • Building a wall for a friend...
Roberto • Building a wall for a friend...
Roberto • Clowning around showing off his hair...
Roberto • Clowning around showing off his hair...
Roberto • Cancing with a tourist at after-tapatio Parade celebration
Roberto • Cancing with a tourist at after-tapatio Parade celebration
Roberto with Jacobo Hey - Judge and ex Governor
Roberto with Jacobo Hey - Judge and ex Governor
Our last shot of 'Roberto, with Ahexandra at the Cafe Makona - shot with an early iPhone
Our last shot of 'Roberto, with Ahexandra at the Cafe Makona - shot with an early iPhone
Roberto posing with his Aunt and Uncle after carving and hanging a road sign for them
Roberto posing with his Aunt and Uncle after carving and hanging a road sign for them
Recently carved statues of legendary Island founders Hotu Matua and Vakai-a-hiva
Recently carved statues of legendary Island founders Hotu Matua and Vakai-a-hiva
Ruperto Tepano with his Mount • On a trip across Poike 2009
Ruperto Tepano with his Mount • On a trip across Poike 2009
Mokomai does his levitation thing…
Mokomai does his levitation thing…
Jose Tuki carving the first in our collection, a two sided honu – 2006
Jose Tuki carving the first in our collection, a two sided honu – 2006
The Bike Guy – riding his two wheeler on one wheel around town – 2009
The Bike Guy – riding his two wheeler on one wheel around town – 2009
Ruperto Tepano and Son Plowing Garden
Ruperto Tepano and Son Plowing Garden
Tide Pool Leap
Tide Pool Leap
Matatoa Dancer 2008 – Poki Tane Haoa Hei
Matatoa Dancer 2008 – Poki Tane Haoa Hei
Kari Kari Dancer Manu Iti Alarcon Rapu • 2009
Kari Kari Dancer Manu Iti Alarcon Rapu • 2009
Hugo playing with Matatoa – 2008
Hugo playing with Matatoa – 2008
Napo's Mother 2009
Napo's Mother 2009
Three on a Horse 2010 – with Ruperto taking us on horseback around Teravaka
Three on a Horse 2010 – with Ruperto taking us on horseback around Teravaka
Haka Pei Run #s 1 thru 6
Haka Pei Run #s 1 thru 6
Haka Pei Run #7
Haka Pei Run #7
Haka Run #s 8 thru 11
Haka Run #s 8 thru 11
Haka Pei Run #12
Haka Pei Run #12
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Honu Surfacing • Hanga Roa O Tai
Honu Surfacing • Hanga Roa O Tai
Nan's shot of me waiting to catch a sunset moment behind the three moth…
Nan's shot of me waiting to catch a sunset moment behind the three moth…
Approaching the Esmeralda for our climb up the rope ladder to board…
Approaching the Esmeralda for our climb up the rope ladder to board…