With only two months left before Hōkūle‘a leaves Hawai’i to sail around the world, crew members of the Polynesian Voyaging Society are rigorously training and planning for the challenges that lay ahead to ensure that this voyage will be safe and successful.
In response to the increasingly tumultuous climate scenario, schools all over the Asia Pacific region are making efforts to create procedures and mechanisms to best prepare them for when natural disasters occur. Last month, I traveled to the Philippines to attend the Experts’ Meeting on Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific hosted by UNESCO and…
Chad Kālepa Baybayan discusses what’s it like to sail through the Pacific without GPS, compass, or anything other than your own knowledge of nature.
The Polynesian Voyaging Society in Hawai’i is preparing to set sail around the world aboard two traditionally designed voyaging canoes. Read more to learn: what the voyage is about, where we plan to sail to, and why we are going.
How a small group of Pacific Islanders are working to preserve one of their most valuable assets.
This week, the Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) and its voyaging canoe, Hōkūle‘a, will set sail for its grandest voyage to date – a four year journey around the world. Just like the voyages before this one, the crew of Hōkūle’a will stay true to the traditional Polynesian way of voyaging by using only their natural surroundings to guide their way.