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Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Ben Finney

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the summer of 1985, a mostly Hawai'ian crew set out aboard Hōkūle'a, a reconstructed ancient double canoe, to demonstrate what skeptics had steadfastly denied: that their ancestors, sailing in ... More


Cultural Revival

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains that the purpose in building Hōkūle'a and then sailing her to Tahiti was actually twofold. In addition to resolving issues about seafaring in Polynesia, the canoe and the voyage ... More


More than Halfway Around the World

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Hōkūle'a sailed from Hawai'i on the tenth of July 1985 and returned home on the twenty-third of May 1987, completing the long voyage through Polynesia in just six weeks short of two years. In order ... More


Wait for the West Wind

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the third basic adaptation for oceanic expansion by analyzing how, in 1986, Hōkūle'a sailed eastward across Polynesia from Samoa to Tahiti by utilizing westerly wind shifts. In ... More


Sailing Back and Forth Between Hawaiʻi and Tahiti

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The voyage Hōkūle'a made in 1976 from Hawai'i to Tahiti and back set a new standard in experimental voyaging, for it was the first time a reconstructed craft had sailed both ways over a long oceanic ... More


Putting Voyaging Back into Polynesian Prehistory

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The role of the experimental voyages of Hōkūle'a in this rethinking about voyaging in Polynesia and prehistory has been to provide information and insights on the performance of voyaging canoes and ... More


The Family of the Canoe

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter states that there was something special, Nainoa Thompson went on to say, about those who sailed Hōkūle'a back to Hawai'i on the last, homecoming leg of the voyage. In addition to veteran ... More


Reconnecting Our Roots: Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Health-Care Policy for Micronesians in Hawai‘i

Joakim Peter, Wayne Chung Tanaka, and Aiko Yamashiro

in Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869885
eISBN:
9780824877859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869885.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Cultural reciprocity, sharing, and trust between Native Hawaiians and Micronesians, which began in the 1970s, has flourished to this day, as most visibly illustrated with the continued voyaging of ... More


The Polynesian Homeland: A Sea of Islands

Riet Delsing

in Articulating Rapa Nui: Polynesian Cultural Politics in a Latin American Nation-State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851682
eISBN:
9780824868024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851682.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Since the 1990s, Rapanui cultural revival takes place in the context of regional (Polynesian) cultural revival. I first describe the participation of Rapa Nui in the Polynesian language conferences ... More


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