Ben Finney, Anthropologist Who Debunked Theory on Island Settlement, Dies at 83 by WILLIAM GRIMES


By WILLIAM GRIMES

Mr. Finney supervised the building of the Hokulea, which sailed from Hawaii to Tahiti and discredited the “accidental settlement” theory of Polynesia.

Published: June 16, 2017 at 07:00PM

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