Nainoa Thompson

Program Director at Polynesian Voyaging Society

Nainoa Thompson

Nainoa Thompson

Program Director at Polynesian Voyaging Society

Biography

In his volunteer capacity as special advisor to the University of Hawai?i president, Nainoa Thompson provides counsel on matters related to Native Hawaiian affairs.

Thompson is a traditionally-trained navigator who helped revive Polynesian voyaging in Hawai?i. He is a former University of Hawai?i regent.

Overview
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195

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1953

Age

67

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President & Director at Friends of Hawaii Charities, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Hawaii Community Foundation

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Vice President at General Contractors Association of Hawaii

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at The Queen's Medical Center

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Professional at Economic Development Alliance

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General Counsel at Waimana Enterprises, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.

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Former Investment Manager-Land Assets Division at Kamehameha Schools

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Vice Chair at Polynesian Voyaging Society

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Director at Hanahau‘oli School

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Nainoa Thompson
Program Director at Polynesian Voyaging Society
Education
BA in Ocean Science
Class of 1986

University of Hawai'i at Hilo engages in the provision of services relating to higher education. It offers bachelor’s degrees, minors, master’s degrees, doctoral degrees, certificate programs, graduate certificate programs, and distance learning. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Hilo, HI.

Career History
Special Advisor to the President on Hawaiian Affairs
Current

University of Hawaii System engages in operating colleges, universities, and learning centers. It provides academic offerings ranging from certificate and vocational through doctoral programs. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Honolulu, HI.

Program Director
Current

THE POLYNESIAN VOYAGING SOCIETY HAS LAUNCHED (THROUGH THE RENOVATION OF OUR VOYAGING CANOE, HOKULE'A) SAIL PLANS FOR HAWAI'I-WIDE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS/VOYAGES AND A SAIL PLAN FOR A WORLDWIDE VOYAGE. THE PURPOSE OF THE WORLDWIDE VOYAGE IS TO BECOME A CATALYST FOR POSITIVE CHANGE IN HAWAI'I BY CONSTANTLY LEARNING FROM AND NUTURING RELATIONSHIPS WORLDWIDE THAT SHARE THE VALUES AND RESPONSIBILITY OF CARING FOR ISLAND EARTH, HER OCEANS AND CHILDREN, WHILE HONORING OUR HERITAGE AND PERPETUATING OUR CULTURE.

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2005

Young Men's Christian Association of Honolulu operates as a non-profit organizations that provides school-age child care services. It focuses in the areas of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The firm's programs and services are open to children, teens, women, and men of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds. The company was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Honolulu, HI.

Other Affiliations

Nainoa Thompson is affiliated with University of Hawaii, Polynesian Voyaging Society

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