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1976 — The Year of the Voyage

Hawai'i to Tahiti

Navigator: Mau Piailug

Clifford Ah Mow

John Kruse

Shorty Bertelmann

Dukie Kauhulu

Ben Finney

David Lewis

Tommy Holmes

Dave Lyman

Sam Kalama

Boogie Kalama

Kawika Kapahulehua

Billy Richards

Buffalo Keaulana

Rodo Williams

Tahiti to Hawai'i

Snake Ah Hee

Leonard Puputauiki

Andy Espirto

Penny Rawlins

Kawika Kapahulehua

Keani Reiner

Mel Kinney

Nainoa Thompson

Kainoa Lee

Maka'ala Yates

Kimo Lyman

Ben Young

Gordon Pi'ianai'a

1977 — Kealaikahiki

Bert Barber

Jerry Muller

Teene Froiseth

Gordon Pi'ianai'a

Sam Ka'ai

Norman Pi'ianai'a

Sam Kalalau

Nainoa Thompson

John Kruse

Mike Tongg

Dave Lyman

Maka'ala Yates

Kimo Lyman

1978 — Hawai'i to Tahiti

Snake Ah Hee

Dave Lyman

Eddie Aikau

Marion Lyman

Charman Akina

Buddy McGuire

Wedemeyer Au

Norman Pi'ianai'a

Bruce Blankenfeld

Leon Sterling

Kilila Hugho

Curt Sumida

Sam Ka'ai

Tava Taupu

John Kruse

Nainoa Thompson

1980 - Hawaii to Tahiti and back

Hawai'i to Tahiti

Navigator: Nainoa Thompson

Mau Piailug

Chad Babayan

Gordon Pi'ianai'a

Shorty Bertelmann

Steve Somsen

Harry Ho

Jo-Anne Sterling

Sam Ka'ai

Leon Sterling

Buddy McGuire

Tava Taupu

Marion Lyman-Mersereau

Pat Aiu

Tahiti to Hawai'i

Navigator: Nainoa Thompson

Gordon Pi'ianai'a

Wedemeyer Au

Mau Piailug

Chad Babayan

Steven Somsen

Bruce Blankenfeld

Leon Sterling

John Kruse

Snake Ah Hee

Kainoa Lee

Michael Tongg

Kimo Lyman

Nathan Wong

This is a list of names. Sources are the Polynesian Voyaging Society, the PVS Archives and other documents. No claim to accuracy is made.

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