Traditional Polynesian ocean navigator
Piailug was the navigator aboard Hokulea when the Hawaii-based Polynesian Voyaging Society's 62-foot double-hulled ocean sailing canoe made its historic voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti in 1976.
— Times staff and wire reports
PASSINGS: Mau Piailug
Mau Piailug, a traditional Polynesian ocean navigator, dies at 78
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