The ancient navigation techniques used on the Hōkūleʻa were almost lost to history. Losing a skill that is central to our cultural heritage is devastating because it passes down our values and our history and connects us to the generations that came before us.
Passing down skills is a universal part of human culture. In corners across the globe, you will find people fighting for, and preserving their cultural knowledge.
Traditions are some of the important ways we celebrate and pass down our history!