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Polynesian Voyaging Society

Materials related to the Polynesian Voyaging Society and the Hōkūleʻa. Includes raw footage used in the KGMB programs Hōkūleʻa: Proud Voyage Home; Hōkūleʻa: Return to Tahiti; Hōkūleʻa: In the Path of the Ancients; and Hōkūleʻa: The Rediscovery Begins.

Genres

  • Travelogue

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Hōkūleʻa: The Rediscovery Begins

Hōkūleʻa: The Rediscovery Begins

Reporter Elisa Yadao and camera operator Cliff Watson travel to Tahiti to record the arrival of Hōkūleʻa on its voyage of rediscovery.

Duration:
00:24:26
Hōkūleʻa: In the Path of the Ancients

Hōkūleʻa: In the Path of the Ancients

Cliff Watson and Elisa Yadao follow the Hōkūleʻa, a double hulled canoe, on its journey of rediscovery from the Cook Islands to New Zealand.

Duration:
00:25:46
Hōkūleʻa: Return to Tahiti

Hōkūleʻa: Return to Tahiti

An edited program documenting Hōkūleʻa's arrival to Tahiti in its 1980 voyage. The program also covers ceremonies and festivities and a behind the...

Duration:
00:25:06
Hōkūleʻa: Proud Voyage Home

Hōkūleʻa: Proud Voyage Home

Reviews the 2-year, 16,000 mile journey of the Polynesian Voyaging Society's double-hulled canoe Hōkūleʻa as it retraced the major migratory routes...

Duration:
00:51:21
Kids of Hōkūleʻa

Kids of Hōkūleʻa

This program documents a "pilot program which uses Hōkūleʻa and celestial navigation"...to show "the relevance of science in everyday life" and...

Duration:
00:12:52
Hokuleʻa Ka Waʻa Kaulua

Hokuleʻa Ka Waʻa Kaulua

A documentary narrated by Palani Vaughan and produced by Chuck Larson that depicts the Hawaii to Tahiti voyage of the Hōkuleʻa. Roland Cazimero's...

Duration:
00:25:51
Hōkūleʻa, Star of Gladness

Hōkūleʻa, Star of Gladness

Film transfer of "Hōkūleʻa, Star of Gladness," directed by Tip Davis in 1975. This documentary covers the birth of Hōkūleʻa; from the waʻa (canoe)...

Duration:
00:28:27
Hōkūleʻa Home Again

Hōkūleʻa Home Again

Five-segment series hosted by Dalton Tanonaka on Hōkūleʻa's 1980 voyage to Tahiti. Includes the return and interviews with Gordon Piianaia, Marion...

Duration:
00:12:20
Hōkūleʻa return to Kualoa 1987: hoʻokipa ceremonies and interviews

Hōkūleʻa return to Kualoa 1987: hoʻokipa ceremonies and interviews

Hōkūleʻa returns to Kualoa from the "Voyage of Rediscovery" to Aotearoa (New Zealand) in 1987. Includes hoʻokipa ceremonies with chanting by Manu...

Duration:
01:02:11
Coming of the Polynesians

Coming of the Polynesians

Traces the routes of Protopolynesians from Southeast Asia into the Pacific, and the voyages of migrating Polynesians who eventually made their way...

Duration:
00:10:24
Hōkūleʻa preparation and departure from Magic Island March 16, 1978

Hōkūleʻa preparation and departure from Magic Island March 16, 1978

Hōkūleʻa departure from Magic Island on March 16, 1978. Footage includes crew members such as Nainoa Thompson and Eddie Aikau preparing the waʻa to...

Year:
1978
Duration:
00:44:25
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees election PSAs; recorded August 8, 1980

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees election PSAs; recorded August 8,...

Two Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees election PSAs; recorded August 8, 1980. Includes footage of Hōkūleʻa.

Year:
1980
Duration:
00:01:53
Hōkūleʻa press conference February 22, 1980

Hōkūleʻa press conference February 22, 1980

Press conference announcing the Hōkūleʻa "To Tahiti and Back" voyage in 1980. The press conference was recorded at Honolulu Harbor and includes...

Duration:
00:20:41
"Join the PVS" 5/8/86

"Join the PVS" 5/8/86

"Join the PVS" is a public service announcement for the Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) with a voiceover by Kaʻupena Wong.

Duration:
00:00:49
B-roll Hōkūleʻa in French Polynesia 1985

B-roll Hōkūleʻa in French Polynesia 1985

B-roll footage of Hōkūleʻa in French Polynesia recorded in 1985. Footage includes local children swimming around Hōkūleʻa, crew working on canoe,...

Duration:
00:11:48
Hula performed in local school; French Polynesia 1987

Hula performed in local school; French Polynesia 1987

Hula performed in local school by Hawaiian group in French Polynesia recorded in 1987. Local children also sing Tahitian song.

Duration:
00:15:20