Donations & Membership

PVS is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible.

You can also make a donation or become a member by clicking the link to the Membership & Donation Letter and Form (pdf) below and printing and filling out the form. Membership categories are described below. Checks or credit card charges for membership can be mailed to PVS via the form, or you can indicate a donation made via Google Checkout.

2012 Membership Letter (pdf)

Membership Form (pdf)

You can also support the mission and vision of PVS by making a donation via Google Checkout:


The Legacy: Since 1976,Hōkūle‘a has completed ten successful deep-sea voyages. She is recognized as a major catalyst for cultural renewal throughout the Pacific and a symbol of the richness of Hawaiian culture and a seafaring heritage that links the peoples and cultures of Polynesia and the Pacific together as ‘ohana.

Archival Video and Film (Length: 10 minutes): Hōkūle‘a 1976, including the Arrival in Tahiti and the Arrival back home in Hawai‘i. Posted on YouTube by pcsige.