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NGĀTI RUAWĀHIA, Extended Conversations: 1985 Hōkūle‘a Crew Panel

Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute presents
Episode 3

NGĀTI RUAWĀHIA, Extended Conversations: 1985 Hōkūleʻa Crew Panel

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

Vivid storytelling and rich conversations by the crew continue in this extended hour-long segment.

Chapter 1  Nainoa Thompson  00:07  Voyage History and Preparations
Chapter 2 Nainoa Thompson  11:17 Voyage from Rarotonga to Aotearoa
Chapter 3 Nainoa Thompson  20:30 Inspiration for Kaʻiwakīloumoku
Chapter 4 Stanley Conrad 25:55 Representing Māori on Hōkūleʻa
Chapter 5 Stanley Conrad 33:16 Voyage, A Gift to Māori
Chapter 6 Kālepa Baybayan 37:44 Complex Coordination Behind the Scenes
Chapter 7 Billy Richards 42:25 Spiritual Gifts of the Voyage

For more on the Hawaiian Tribe of Te Tai Tokerau, watch:
Episode 3: Ngāti Ruawāhia, Part 1

Hōkūleʻa’s historic landfall at Waitangi, Aotearoa on December 7, 1985 moved revered elder Sir James Henare to declare the presence of a Hawaiian, “sixth tribe” of Te Tai Tokerau region. This unprecedented honor, championed by Sir Hector Busby, led to the founding of Ngāti Ruawāhia, a Hawaiʻi tribal heritage inspired by the Polynesian Voyaging Society and stewarded by Kamehameha Schools for 35 years.

Original Release Date:
November 25, 2020 (Huna)