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KEALAIKAHIKI: Ancestral Sea Road Connecting Hawai‘i and Tahiti

Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute presents
World Premiere! — Episode 1

KEALAIKAHIKI: Ancestral Sea Road Connecting Hawaiʻi and Tahiti

*NOTE: use the blue dots located on the video progress bar to easily navigate between chapters.

Chapter 1: Opening

Featuring a dynamic short film “‘Aha Moananuiākea” (6.5 minutes) promoting cross-cultural Pacific learning, and a dramatic trailer, “Papa Waʻa: School at Sea” (1.5 minutes) about leadership development through real-life sailing experiences, produced by Hālau Kū Māna New Century Charter School.

Chapter 2: Sea Road Presentation

An informative overview about the Kealaikahiki sea road between Hawaiʻi and Tahiti (6.5 minutes).


Chapter 3: Panel Discussion

An inspiring conversation with Pwo navigator Nainoa Thompson, and new-generation navigators Lehua Kamalu and Kaleomanuiwa Wong about ancestral sea roads and life aboard the Hōkūleʻa as it sails across the Kealaikahiki heritage corridor.


Original Release Date:
October 14, 2020 (Mauli)