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Hokulea's Thompson reflects on the canoe's voyage to Tahiti

In a few days, the voyaging canoes Hokulea and Hikianalia will be leaving the shores of Tahiti, but in the meantime the canoes’ crew members are exploring the beautiful land. 483 more words


Ceremony inducts Hokulea master navigator into Order of Tahiti Nui

Captains and crew of Hokulea and Hikianalia received special honors during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Tahiti.

Master navigator Nainoa Thompson received the highest honor when he was inducted into the Order of Tahiti Nui with a medal of recognition by French Polynesia president Gaston Flosse. 214 more words


Hokulea's first video interview on Malama Honua voyage

On Wednesday, Hokulea held her first live video interview of the voyage.

KHON2’s Kathy Muneno got to speak with her husband, captain and Pwo navigator Nainoa Thompson, as he sailed on the open ocean. 278 more words


Hokulea is making good headway on her voyage to Tahiti

Hokulea is 10 days into her journey to Tahiti and she’s making tremendous progress.

On Monday, Nainoa Thompson spoke to KHON2 News from the middle of the Pacific Ocean. 387 more words