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Captain Luke Vaikawi

Vaka Valo Association
Born and raised on Taumako, a remote island in the western Pacific, Luke Vaikawi served as captain of Patrol boats for the Solomon Islands Maritime Police for 25 years. Luke helped start the Vaka Taumako Project (www.vaka.org) 23 years ago and is now Executive Director of Vaka Valo Association, the Taumako group that trains youth to build, sail, and navigate using only the ancient designs, materials, and methods of their culture hero, Lata, the first voyager.  

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, September 8
 

1:15pm PDT