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Honolulu Community College Library
Polynesian Voyaging Society
The Polynesian Voyaging Society, the home and Hokulea, "...seeks to perpetuate the art and science of traditional Polynesian voyaging and the spirit of exploration through experiential educational programs that inspire students and their communities to respect and care for themselves, each other, and their natural and cultural environments."
Use the search feature on the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization website to find reports, news, and other sources regarding Polynesian voyaging.
There are many news stories about Polynesian Voyaging, specifically the regarding Hōkūleʻa's recent Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage. To ensure that you are finding articles and websites from credible sources, please use the CRAAP test to evaluate the source.
Ethnographic Video Online
Ethnographic Video Online, Volume III This link opens in a new window
More than 660 streaming video titles that focus on indigenous perspectives and points of view. A comprehensive resource of documentaries, feature films and shorts made by and for indigenous people and communities. Primary content focus: Oceania, Australia, and New Zealand.
`Ulu`ulu: Moving Image Archive of Hawai'i This link opens in a new window
The Henry Ku`ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive digitizes videotapes & films about Hawaii that are unique, primary source material not widely available or commercially distributed.
Films in the Library (Streaming & DVD)
DVDs in the HonCC Library
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Call Number: Reserve Collection DVD 0195
Publication Date: 2009
ollows archaeologists as they seek clues to the origins and achievements of ancient Polynesian seafarers. Shows the excavation of a powerful voyaging canoe on the Tahitian island of Huahine, early sailing routes in Fiji, and traces of Hawaii's first settlers on Molokai. Travels with Mau Piailug as he and his crew sail a replica of an original Polyneisan canoe from Hawaii to Tahiti--2500 miles across the ocean without benefit of sextant, compass, or any other Western navigational instrument.
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