Gislain Houzel

Ingénieur et géophysicien de formation , Ghislain HOUZEL a travaillé de nombreuses années en Polynésie où il réside souvent .  Passionné par l’histoire des grandes découvertes maritimes dans l’océan Pacifique , Ghislain a écrit de nombreux articles sur ce sujet ; il est en particulier  l’auteur du livre  DES NOUVELLES DE MONSIEUR DE LA PEROUSE . […]

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Terry Hunt

Dr. Terry Hunt , M.A., Ph.D.,  Dean of the Clark Honors College and professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon.  He taught for 26 years at University of Hawaii prior to re-locating to Oregon.  He earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii, Hilo; a Master’s degree from the University of Auckland (New […]

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Tahiarii Pariente

Born in Tahiti, Tahiarii's life was indelibly influenced growing up between Europe and Polynesia.  By the age of 19 he had completed a degree in Science at the “Universite Francaise du Pacifique” (Tahiti). In 1999 he graduated from the “Bond University” (Australia) with a BA in Commerce. By 2003, Tahiarii returned to the Raromatai islands to […]

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Dr. Kame’elehiwa

A Hawaiian historian and director and professor at the University of Haiwaii’s Center for Hawaiian Studies.  Trained as a historian, she is also an expert in Hawaiian cultural traditions and in the issues driving the Hawaiian sovereignty movement.  She served as a co-scriptwriter of the 1993 award winning documentary An Act of War:  The Overthrow […]

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Keao NeSmith

"Dr Keao NeSmith is a PhD in Applied Linguistics (University of Waikato, New Zealand). Born and raised on the island of Kaua‘i in Hawai‘i, Dr NeSmith has spent considerable time on various islands across Polynesia studying Polynesian languages and cultures. He speaks Hawaiian, Tahitian and Marquesan as well as English and French. Dr NeSmith taught […]

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Carol Ivory

Dr. Carol Ivory, Art Historian (Ph.D., University of Washington), Professor Emerita of Fine Arts, and retired from Washington State University.  Dr. Ivory’s research focuses on the art, history, and culture of the Marquesas Islands and has taken her to nearly 80 museums worldwide.  She has co-curated or consulted on numerous exhibitions on the Marquesas and […]

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