Inspirational Speaker Series

At the Mālama Honua Summit

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10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Open to Public: Registration Required

Inspirational Speaker Series Registration

From now until May 15, 2017, Make a contribution to PVS and receive 50% off the $100 early bird registration for the Inspirational Speaker Series!

The Inspirational Speaker Series will feature local and global courageous and inspiring people who are navigating change for our Island Earth. Featured global speakers include:

  • Megan Smith, 3rd Chief Technology Officer, United States
  • Dieter Paulmann, Founder and Chairman, Okeanos Foundation for the Sea
  • Byron Mallott, Lt. Governor, State of Alaska
  • Ocean Elders: Her Deepness Sylvia Earle, Jean-Michel Cousteau, and Captain Don Walsh.
  • Nainoa Thompson, President, Polynesian Voyaging Society


Themed Lei Kaʻapuni Honua, A Lei Around the World, Hōkūleʻa Homecoming fundraiser is a celebration of Hōkūleʻa’s return benefiting Polynesian Voyaging Society’s efforts to advance the Mālama Honua mission with activities that enrich our communities and build a sustainable future.

We are currently offering all contributors 50% off the $100 early bird registration fee (until May 15) for the Inspirational Speaker Series at the Mālama Honua Fair & Summit. Look for the discount code on your receipt after making your successful contribution – mahalo for your support!

2015-Membership-Decal-goldContribute as a Member

Our members have been the mainstay of support to PVS for four decades, allowing us to grow our legacy of wayfinding and voyaging beyond the boundaries of Polynesia. As member, you’re eligible for PVS Store discounts and a thank you gift.

2015-Membership-Decal-brownDonate as a Supporter

Join us as we navigate a course toward sustainability and inspire a global movement to care for our Earth. Your donation helps ensure Hōkūleʻa is safe, seaworthy and beautiful for the thousands of nautical miles that lay ahead.