An Afternoon with Wayfinder and Master Navigator Nainoa Thompson

Nainoa Thompson, Master Navigator and President of the Polynesian Voyaging Society made a rare appearance at Capuchino High School’s Samuel Johnson, Jr. Performing Arts Center in San Bruno, California on September 15, 2018, to speak about his 40-year journey of re-discovering ancient Polynesian voyaging and navigation, and how it has ignited a community of leaders, empowered our youth, and created a worldwide movement of global sustainability to preserve our planet Earth for generations to come.

To learn more about the Polynesian Voyaging Society and their mission, visit:

A big mahalo to our partners the Pacific Islanders’ Cultural Association ( and the Northern California Outrigger Canoe Association ( for their help in coordinating the event. We encourage you to learn more about both of these wonderful organizations. Finally, a special thank you to the many other partners, sponsors, volunteers and people involved, both those mentioned in the video and the many others who participated.

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