Master navigator and head of the Polynesian Voyaging Society Nainoa Thompson was invited to a panel discussion as part of the Dalai Lama’s birthday celebration in California. 85 more words
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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
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