In this three-part series entitled “Illuminating Our Ancestral Connections,” learn more about Moananuiākea, the ancestral oceanic homeland of the indigenous people of the Pacific; Kealaikahiki, the heritage corridor traveled by Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia; and Marae Taputapuātea, the sacred ancestral homeland of navigational knowledge. These heritage pūʻolo, or bundles of knowledge, provide an introduction to cultural topics that can be explored in depth through the resources made available by the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute.
- View the Kealaikahiki presentation in Prezi (best viewed on desktop), or download here.
- View the Marae Taputapuātea presentation in Prezi (best viewed on desktop), or download here.
- View the Moananuiākea presentation in Prezi (best viewed on desktop), or download here.
Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia completed the most recent Kealaikahiki voyage in June 2022. For highlights and other information about that sail, please visit https://waahonua.com/voyage-dashboard/.
Provided by the Kamehameha Schools Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute with support from the Nakupuna Foundation