One day after returning from South Africa, Hokulea’s captain on her most recent leg of the canoe’s worldwide voyage, received the prestigious David Malo Award. 69 more words
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Hawaii’s voyaging canoe Hokulea pulled into another South African port Saturday.
The canoe and her 12 crew members left Durban on the country’s east coast on Thursday morning, Hawaii time. 182 more words
Hokulea may be arriving in Africa by next weekend, having just passed Madagascar.
As her captain says, she was never designed to sail in that part of the world, where the weather and ocean demand respect, or else, but they sail for their teachers, ancestors, for children yet born, and to carry on Hokulea’s legacy. 380 more words
Hawaii’s voyaging canoe Hokulea is on her way to South Africa Sunday night.
Hokulea and her crew left Mauritius in the early morning, Hawaii time, and according to the live tracking map, they have sailed about 100 miles so far, and their jog to the west would indicate they spotted Reunion island, a way-finding point. 292 more words
Native Hawaiian navigator and President of the Polynesian Voyaging Society Nainoa Thompson was honored Tuesday night for bridging nations.
Thompson was given the Asia Pacific Community Building Award by the East-West Center. 63 more words
Master navigator and head of the Polynesian Voyaging Society Nainoa Thompson was invited to a panel discussion as part of the Dalai Lama’s birthday celebration in California. 85 more words