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Special Advisor to the President on Hawaiian Affairs

Nainoa Thompson

In his volunteer capacity as special advisor to the University of Hawai‘i president, Nainoa Thompson provides counsel on matters related to Native Hawaiian affairs.

Thompson is a traditionally-trained navigator who helped revive Polynesian voyaging in Hawai‘i. He is a former University of Hawai‘i regent.

Portrait, Nainoa Thompson

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