Nainoa Thompson

The Last Ice: Stories From Sacred Spaces

By Nainoa Thompson, Pwo navigator As Hōkūleʻa traveled to her farthest northern point on this Worldwide Voyage, I found myself thinking back to a moment not so long ago when I sat with our staff and our ...

Meave Leakey and Nainoa Thompson to Receive Hubbard Medal, National Geographic’s Highest Honor: Paleoanthropologist Lee Berger and Nepali Mountaineer Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita Will Also Be Recognized at 2016 National Geographic Explorer Awards

On Thursday, June 16, an extraordinary group of individuals will be honored by the National Geographic Society at the 2016 Explorer Awards, presented by Rolex. Meave Leakey and Nainoa Thompson will receive the National Geographic Society’s oldest and most prestigious honor, ...