Papa Mau

PBS HAWAI‘I PRESENTS
Papa Mau: The Wayfinder

PBS HAWAI‘I PRESENTS - Papa Mau: The Wayfinder

 

Shortly after Hōkūle‘a was built in the 1970s, a search began for someone who could teach the art of navigation without modern instruments – native knowledge that had been all but lost. Master navigator Mau Piailug of Micronesia agreed to share what he knew. He played a critical role in Hōkūle‘a’s maiden voyage to Tahiti, and the rebirth of Polynesian unity and pride that followed. This film was co-produced by ‘Ōiwi TV and ‘Ōiwi TV

 

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You can also view Papa Mau: The Wayfinder on ‘Ōiwi TV’s website.