Pwo navigator and president of the Polynesian Voyaging Society Nainoa Thompson was honored Saturday evening in New York City with the 2017 Explorers Club Medal, the most prestigious recognition in exploration. 173 more words
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Hawaii’s voyaging canoe Hokulea has ended its nine-month journey up and down the east coast, having arrived in Miami, Florida, early December.
While there, the crew will undergo a change, and in about three weeks Hokulea will return to the Caribbean before heading through the Panama Canal, on the way back home. 117 more words
Nainoa Thompson, chief navigator of the Hokulea and president of the Polynesian Voyaging Society, received the National Geographic Society’s oldest and most prestigious honor, the Hubbard Medal, at the 2016 Explorer Awards Thursday in Washington, D.C. 190 more words
Hokulea arrives in New York, but dangerous conditions lie ahead en route to grand welcoming ceremony
Hawaii’s voyaging canoe Hokulea left Jamaica Bay, New York, on Saturday, which is about 17 miles south of New York City, where a grand welcoming ceremony is to be held on Sunday. 294 more words