~ Sustainable Seafaring from Oceania. History, Design, and Relevance ~

June 24, 2008

Plumeria tree & houses

House in a Satawal village

Homes and gravel courtyard. The link below is to an article referencing prehistoric and current homesites in the Marshall Islands:

House in Nemanong village, Satawal

Home on the beach

June 19, 2008

June 12, 2008

Mau & model at the Bishop Museum

A beautiful model which Mau presented to the Bishop Museum in Hawaii

Mau Pialug & Steve Thomas - Navigation Lesson

"To be a palu you must have three qualities: fierceness, strength, and wisdom; The knowledge of navigation brings all three. Fierceness, strength, and wisdom, Steve. That is a navigator, and a navigator is a man."

- Mau Piailug