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Bringing the gift of Hokule‘a to the United Nations

  • Nainoa Thompson is a pwo (master) navigator and president of the Polynesian Voyaging Society and captain of Hokule‘a. Since departing Hawaii in May 2014, Hokule‘a has sailed more than 26,000 nautical miles on the Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage and is currently docked in New York City.

Today on World Oceans Day, we, the crew of Hokule‘a, will step off the deck of our beloved voyaging canoe and onto the world stage at the United Nations. Read more

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