Nainoa Thompson Special Lecture on the Hōkūle'a and Native Hawaiian Health (May 23, 2016)
On Monday, May 23, 2016, the National Library of Medicine hosted a special presentation by Nainoa Thompson, president of the Polynesian Voyaging Society and Master Navigator, He Lani Ko Luna, A Sky Above: In Losing the Sight of Land, You Discover the Stars.
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