Aloha Tatou, The Vaka Taumako Project of Solomon Islands is preparing for a voyage from Taumako to Vanuatu in November, 2016. The aim of this voyage is to reunite the families who have been separated for over 70 years by a closed border.
The aim of the Malama Honua World-Wide voyage is to sail a thread of connection round the world and share stories of hope that will help us all Malama Honua – care for each other and our planet.
by Mimi George As “Gershon II” sails along the South African coast, I feel the part of what Genesis says is the meaning of Gershon – “a stranger in a strange land – always to be treated as family.”
Hokule’a and Gershon II Rounding the Cape of Good Hope by Mimi George
Presented by Marianne George, Ph.D and Meph Wyeth Image and Reality in Polynesian Voyaging is a mesmerizing mixed media presentation of the Vaka Taumako Project.
In addition to their vast knowledge of asterisms, wind, waves, and currents, sailors of the Duff and Reef Island groups make use of a unique phenomenon that has barely been documented, let alone witnessed by outside researchers.
A Preliminary Report by Dr. Marianne “Mimi” George Prepared for the National Science Foundation 2009