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Where does the time go?

Bonjour tout le monde!
So I don’t have a lot of time for this email, but that’s okay, because not a lot happened this week!  Well, it did, but I seriously don’t know where the time went.  281 more words

Tahiti - Stopover in Paradise

So we made it into Papeete at about 5 am and of course it was pitch black outside!  I knew our hotel was close to the airport (2 km) so figured the cab fare wouldn’t be so bad – um, hello this is Tahiti!   516 more words

South Pacific Summer 2014

Hokulea: Another stopover in Tahiti at Tautira

Hokulea and Hikianalia have left Papeete.

They’ve sailed on to another home away from home, Tautira, on the northeastern side of Tahiti.

The village of Tautira adopted Hokulea and her crew on their maiden voyage to Tahiti in 1976. 151 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


Ceremony welcomes Hokulea, Hikianalia to Tahiti

Hokulea and Hikianalia are now in Tahiti.

The voyaging canoes arrived Sunday to a large welcome ceremony in Papeete, full of cheers, hugs and dancing. 163 more words


Tahiti in the news, 1932.


On the steamship Malolo of the 27th of this past May, Dr. and Mrs. Gerrit Wilder left for San Francisco, and from there, they will sail all the way to Tahiti and some other places in the vicinity. 138 more words

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum

Hokulea: Tahiti is the next stop for voyaging canoe

Crew members of the voyaging canoe Hokulea spent Friday putting up the traditional crab claw sails in preparation for departure Saturday morning, destination Tahiti.

Hokulea and her support canoe Hikianalia are still anchored in Rangiroa atoll, or “Ra’iroa” as the locals there say. 138 more words