Daring to Dream: Hōkūleʻa's Quest for Rapa Nui

News clips and documentary footage combine in this special about Nainoa Thompson, the master navigator, and his historic voyage from Hawaiʻi to Rapa Nui aboard the Polynesian voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa. Thompson expresses his feelings about sailing, his hopes for the voyage and the future. Rapa Nui residents tell how they feel the voyage will impact their culture which, in the midst of change, is being threatened and diluted. Examines the huge Moai figures found all over Rapa Nui. Shows the welcoming celebrations that took place when Thompson and his crew successfully completed their journey.

Languages: English


  • Travelogue

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