Hokule’a is in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and on Sunday afternoon, Hawai’i time, crew members, including University of Hawaii scientists and navigator Nainoa Thompson, could be seen diving live on 74 more words
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By: Jennifer Wong
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – Hawaii’s top education leaders, including Hawaii Department of Education Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi and University of Hawaii President David Lassner, were in Auckland, New Zealand Tuesday. 309 more words
Legendary canoes Hokulea and Hikianalia anchored together at Point England Beach in New Zealand Tuesday to connect Hawaii’s education leaders with some of Aotearoa’s most innovative educators. 315 more words
In 1973, three men, including an anthropologist, artist and waterman started the non-profit Polynesian Voyaging Society.
Their goal was to raise money and build Hawaii’s first voyaging canoe in about 600 years. 377 more words
Pwo master navigator and Polynesian Voyaging Society president Nainoa Thompson was honored with a Peter Benchley Ocean Award in Washington, D.C., Thursday.
It is the only major awards program dedicated to recognizing excellence in marine conservation solutions across a wide range of expertise including science, policy, media, youth, exploration and citizen activism. 1,021 more words