Hōkūle'a: Mālama Honua

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    Hōkūle‘aʻs rudder is on view at the Honolulu Museum of Art School through May 29. Photo by Sam Guerrero.

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May 07, 2016 - May 29, 2016
Honolulu Museum of Art School


Exhibition Overview

As the world works to address climate change issues, Hōkūle‘aʻs timely Worldwide Voyage is an example of how indigenous wisdom and sustainable practices play a critical role in our modern world. This exhibition uses the themes of technology, connectivity, indigenous knowledge and education to explore the stories have collected about the many ways to care for our home, island Earth.

On view are objects from the Hōkūle‘a, such as a giant rudder and a life preserver.

Curated by University of Hawai‘i Museum Studies graduate student and HoMA intern Jesi Bennett.

This exhibition is supported by
‘Ōiwi TV, Polynesian Voyaging Society, and University of Hawai‘i Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program