Lecture about Polynesian Voyaging

August 4, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
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He Lani Ko Luna, A Sky Above
“In losing the sight of land, you discover the stars.”
Presented by Kālepa Babayan of the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center and the Polynesian Voyaging Society.

A presentation on the history of deep sea voyaging, exploration, and oceanic wayfinding, the indigenous system of orientation and navigation at sea, and the efforts to use these experiences to revitalize a once dynamic maritime culture by educating through a native world view that teaches through the Hawaiian language and makes connections that explores the symbiotic relationship between land, sea, sky, and people.

Ticket Information
Registration is required. Book your free ticket here: https://uhifa.ticketbud.com/askyabove

Event Sponsor
Institute for Astronomy, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Louise Good, (808) 381-2939, good@ifa.hawaii.edu, http://astronomy2015.org/events#public

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