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Yap

On June 6th 2020, Okeanos Pohnpei hosted 8 XHS students (class of 2022) currently doing their Community Service Projects in Pohnpei. XHS is located in Chuuk, FSM and is…

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The future of tourism in the ‘blue’ Pacific must be green, according to the head of South Pacific Tourism, Chris Cocker. Pacific economies are reeling from the impact of…

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On March 7, 2020, the College of Micronesia-FSM traditional canoe was launched for the very first time to help promote the upcoming Traditional Navigation Program scheduled to start on…

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As a new decade dawns much of the Pacific is grappling with major upheavals from climate and health crises to political disruption and self-determination struggles. RNZ Pacific’s Jamie Tahana…

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The Federated States of Micronesia has announced a ban on the importation of single-use styrofoam containers and plastic shopping bags. President David Panuelo signed the law enacting the ban….

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The Postal Service of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) has partnered with Okeanos to deliver Christmas mail to the Outer Islands of Yap and Pohnpei. The FSM Postal…

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Feb 19, 2020

Into The Raging Sea

With waters rising around them, Pacific Islanders are marrying Space Age technology with ancestral wisdom. The state of Yap is scattered across the Pacific Ocean, its coral atolls and…

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The traditional, fossil fuel-free sailing canoe Okeanos Pohnpei departed last Sept. 20 on a scheduled trip for the mayor of Pingelap, transporting 6,000 lbs of goods and six passengers…

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On Tuesday, August 27th, sophomores and juniors of Yap Catholic High School joined the crew of Okeanos Waa’qab and Okeanos Ambassador along with members of the Yap Department of…

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A fleet of Okeanos Vaka Motus arrived in Yap, Federated States of Micronesia to a traditional welcoming ceremony for the captains and crew who sailed more than 4,000 miles. As…

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