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Video teaser for the upcoming launch of the new Exploratorium website, 'Never Lost'. Learn a little bit about Polynesian Navigation in anticipation of the full website What motivates modern navigators? That depends on who you ask. But many explain their passion for voyaging in terms of kuleana--responsibility. The intertwining of astronomy, Hawaiian ancestry, and traditional navigation are the subject of this video featuring astrophysicist Paul Coleman, cultural historian Koa Rice, and captain Billy Richards. Sea life can sometimes serve as a marker to help navigators stay on track. Shorty Bertelmann describes how one such living marker, a pod of dolphins, helped him see what navigation is really about.