Traditionally designed Polynesian sailing canoes built with modern materials and propelled with fossil-fuel free technologies.

To implement a fossil fuel-free sustainable sea transportation network of modernized Pacific sailing canoes through public service and social entrepreneurship activities

Supporting Pacific Islands’ traditional knowledge as a solution, adaptation and mitigation measure for climate change.

Advancing public environmental awareness through feature films Racing Extinction and The StarChasers, international landmark projections, ocean science symposiums and vaka-based conservation events throughout the Pacific.

Okeanos is a collection of values and ideas and solutions put into a fabric found only at the genius level. Having the Pacific people and our ancestral knowledge be a part of the solution and the pathway is really powerful .

– Nainoa Thompson, Master Navigator
President, Polynesian Voyaging Society

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We had the great honor of meeting Roko Sau Josefa Cinavilakeba at COP23 in Bonn, Germany last year, expressing his interest and desire to have an #Okeanosfoundation #VakaMotu in Fiji for the Lau Islands. ... See MoreSee Less

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Okeanos Canoe embraced by Roko Sau

Okeanos' next Vaka Motu, Okeanos Palau will soon be born at Lloyd Stevenson Boatbuilders Ltd! She will sail to Palau to support Tommy Remengesau Jr. Office of the President, Republic of Palau vision for traditionally designed sustainable sea transportation. ... See MoreSee Less

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Okeanos next Vaka Motu, Okeanos Palau will soon be born at Lloyd Stevenson Boatbuilders Ltd!  She will sail to Palau to support Tommy Remengesau Jr. Office of the President, Republic of Palau vision for traditionally designed sustainable sea transportation.

 

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Anote's Ark official trailer is officially out!
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