Category Archives: Polynesian wayfinding



The circumnavigation of a 62-ft. Hawaiian ocean voyaging canoe, using the ancient art and genius of Polynesian wayfinding — no map, no compass, no GPS, no modern navigational tools of any kind. This story in the September 2016 issue of Soundings explores the boat, the voyage, and why it docked where it did when it came up the Potomac River to Washington.

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