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Leg 6: Budding crew leaders take the helm as they head home

  • COURTESY ‘OIWI TV

    Hundreds celebrate the return of the Hokule‘a and Hikianalia to Tahiti in April 2017 after nearly three years of voyaging.

  • COURTESY ‘OIWI TV

    The Hokule‘a nears the iconic moai of Rapa Nui in March of 2017 after sailing nearly 2,000 miles from the Galapagos. The last time the canoe visited this isolated island was in 1999, thereby closing the Polynesian Triangle.

During the last segment, organizers didn’t know if the Hokule‘a would be allowed through the Panana Canal. Read more

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