Crew Profile: Mark Ellis

PVS Member Since 2007

HOMETOWN: Honolulu, Hawaii
PRIMARY DUTY: Education Specialist
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Cultural protocol and navigation student

Originally from Oahu, Mark Ellis will be sailing on Hikianalia from American Sāmoa to Aotearoa.

Mark Ellis is a teacher and members of Polynesian Voyaging Society. In his classes he focuses on lessons that teach about the past, present, and future of Polynesian canoe engineering.

To him Hōkūleʻa means opportunity: opportunity for all who are sailing to learn, grow and to make a positive difference in our own lives, our Ohana, our Ahupuaa, our Moku, our Pae Aina and our Honua.

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