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Nainoa Thompson unravels the importance of the Hokulea and Hikianalia voyages

Nainoa Thompson of the Polynesian Voyaging Society is back in Hawaii after the first several legs of Hokulea’s journey around the world.

The voyage is called “Malama Honua,” or “care for the earth.” 205 more words


Hokulea: Next stop, Tokelau

Hawaii’s voyaging canoes Hokulea and Hikianalia left Apia, Samoa, Saturday afternoon.

They’re beginning their next leg of their three-year voyage around the world called Malama Honua, taking care of this island Earth. 340 more words


Hokulea: Leaving American Samoa after delay due to high winds and rains

On Saturday, it was reported that the voyaging canoes Hokulea and Hikianalia were departing American Samoa with the aim of arriving in Apia, Samoa early next morning. 170 more words


Wyland joins Hokulea crew, paints mural in American Samoa

Marine artist Robert Wyland has teamed up with Hokulea and its crew to spread the message of Malama Honua in American Samoa.

With the help of master navigator Nainoa Thompson and local artists, Wyland completed a life-sized mural of marine life at the Ocean Center in Pago Pago. 175 more words