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Hokuleʻa’s lessons spread far, wide

Here’s hoping that the sail’s impact will inspire future generations, from keiki to kupuna, to learn more about the health of our planet and its varied cultures, and take action to preserve and protect both. Read more

Hōkūleʻa, ka waʻa kaʻapuni honua

Synopsis: On its maiden voyage to Tahiti in 1976, Höküleæa was captained by Käwika Kapahulehua. He was a Hawaiian language speakers who in his later years taught language students at the University of Hawaii. Höküleæa has just returned from a voyage around the world and will anchor off Ala Moana Park on Saturday. Read more

‘The Hokuleʻa is home’

The arrival is the culmination of a 40,000 nautical miles journey that spanned three oceans, using traditional wayfinding navigation to visit 19 countries. Read more

Bus, bikes, shuttles suggested for those greeting Hokule‘a

Officials estimate as many as 50,000 people will descend on Magic Island on Saturday to welcome the voyaging canoe Hokule‘a back to Oahu, and with on-site parking limited they recommend TheBus, shuttles and bicycles as alternative transportation. Read more

Plan ahead to attend Hokulea homecoming, officials warn

In anticipation of about 50,000 people attending next week’s homecoming of the Hokule‘a, the city is urging people to get there by bus, carpool or bike because parking will be restricted at Ala Moana Regional Park. Read more

Hokule‘a nears the end of its worldwide voyage

Three years and more than 40,000 miles after departing Honolulu’s south shore for Hilo and oceans beyond, the traditional Hawaiian sailing canoe Hokule‘a is on its way home after circumnavigating the globe. Read more

Hokule‘a tours, speakers to highlight summit

The Polynesian Voyaging Society’s “Malama Honua Fair and Summit,” a gathering to feature free public Hokule‘a canoe tours and exhibits plus a for-purchase ticketed speaker series, will take place June 18-20 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center, according to a news release from the group. Read more

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