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Hokule'a readies for trip

A tour of the islands is a prelude for an ambitious global voyage

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 28, 2013

~~<p>With the blowing of a conch shell, crew members aboard the Hokule&lsquo;a paid tribute Sunday to the seafaring contributions of Hawaii beachboys as the double-hulled sailing canoe passed by Waikiki and rounded out the statewide leg of its training for the Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage.</p>
<p>About 300 people, training for the Hokule&lsquo;a voyage to promote peace and environmental care for the Earth, have participated in statewide sailing trips, visiting dozens of communities over the past six months to prepare for the international segment that begins in May.</p>
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With the blowing of a conch shell, crew members aboard the Hokule‘a paid tribute Sunday to the seafaring contributions of Hawaii beachboys as the double-hulled sailing canoe passed by Waikiki and rounded out the statewide leg of its training for the Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage.

About 300 people, training for the Hokule‘a voyage to promote peace and environmental care for the Earth, have participated in statewide sailing trips, visiting dozens of communities over the past six months to prepare for the international segment that begins in May. Login for more...



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