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5 Things We Love: Hokule’a Edition

  • COURTESY KAHALA SPORTSWEAR

    The “World Crew” aloha shirt is a collaboration betweeen Outrigger Enterprises and Kahala Sportswear created to commemorate the Hokule‘a voyaging canoe’s historic journey around the globe.

  • COURTESY POLYNESIAN VOYAGING SOCIETY

    Maui Jim donated nearly 300 pairs to the Polynesian Voyaging Society and crew over the course of their three-year Malama Honua voyage.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Patagonia’s Hokule‘a-print dress is made from lightweight lyocell; an aloha shirt featuring the print is made from breathable hemp, lyocell and recycled polyester.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Makery in Hilo celebrates artist and historian Herb Kawainui Kane’s design for the Hokule‘a with a model kit of the double-hulled canoe.

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A commemorative Hokule’a t-shirt is available at Na Mea Hawaii.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The durable fabric used for the Hokule‘a’s sails during its various voyages over the years gets a second life thanks to Honolulu seamstress Lesley Ashworth.

A shortlist of stuff that celebrates the Polynesian Voyaging Society and the Hokule‘a, returning home from its three-year Malama Honua tour. (They also make great gifts for Father’s Day!) Read more

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