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Naʻalehu Anthony

www.hokulea.com

Nāʻālehu Anthony is a Native Hawaiian from Kaʻaʻawa, Hawaiʻi and is the founder of Palikū Documentary Films - a production company that focuses on documentaries and oral histories with a special emphasis on Hawaiʻi and its people. Nāʻālehu is also the CEO for ʻŌiwi Television Network.

Nāʻālehu’s other great passion is being a part of the voyaging community. As a crew member since 1995 and an active member of the current Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage crew, sailing from Sāmoa to New Zealand and on then on Hōkūleʻa’s inaugural leg into the Indian Ocean from Bali to Mauritius. His voyaging experiences have shaped and defined him as a person and been the focal point for his films. Being a part of the Worldwide Voyage has brought a context that weds his two great passions – film and voyaging. ʻŌiwiTV is the official media partner of the WWV bringing daily coverage of the voyage to a worldwide community of ʻohana, supporters and followers.

Voyaging Through 4 Global Marine Treasures

We have had to adjust our course many times to travel downwind and remain focused on our destination. These lessons from sailing hold true for protecting our oceans. The first step, in either situation, is being clear about our destination.

Hokulea’s Worldwide Voyage Leg 25: Virginia to Florida

With ice on the deck of the canoe in the morning during our first weekend, we began our 1,110-mile journey to the Sunshine State.

The Last Ice: Stories From Sacred Spaces

From Pacific islands to Arctic coastlines, indigenous people have been listening to and learning from the environment for millennia. Now more than ever, it’s time for everyone to hear what it’s saying.

Training for the Impossible: Polynesian Voyagers in the Atlantic

A generation ago, Polynesian voyagers navigated from Hawaii to Tahiti. Now a new crew prepares to take Hōkūleʻa where no one thought she’d go: across the Atlantic Ocean.

The Borobudur Temple Ship: Bringing a Memory Back to Life

Preserved in the delicate carvings of the temple’s stone, a ship serves as inspiration to revive deep cultural memories and pride.