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Ceremony marks Hokule‘a’s equatorial crossing

  • COURTESY POLYNESIAN VOYAGING SOCIETY / ‘ŌIWI

    Hokule‘a has sailed more than 31,000 nautical miles since departing Hawaiian waters in May 2014, making stops in 16 countries. More than 200 volunteer crew members have participated in different legs of the journey.

Crew members aboard the Hokule‘a performed a traditional awa ceremony on Friday to mark the canoe’s traverse over the equator on its way back to Hawaii. Read more

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