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Hawaii Education leaders set sail on board Hokulea and Hikianalia

By: Jennifer Wong

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – Hawaii’s top education leaders, including Hawaii Department of Education Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi and University of Hawaii President David Lassner, were in Auckland, New Zealand Tuesday. 309 more words

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Hokulea connects Hawaii, Aotearoa education leaders

Legendary canoes Hokulea and Hikianalia anchored together at Point England Beach in New Zealand Tuesday to connect Hawaii’s education leaders with some of Aotearoa’s most innovative educators. 315 more words

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Hōkūleʻa, 1980 / 2015.

HOKULEʻA RETURNS

by Wayne Washburn

Greeted by a blessing of light showers, flowers, music, dance and many hugs and kisses, the crew members of the Hokuleʻa returned from Tahiti at 1:00 p.m. 882 more words

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Hokulea prepares for Cyclone Pam

Cyclone Pam is tracking towards New Zealand. The voyaging canoe Hokulea is currently docked in Auckland, New Zealand.

Hokulea officials tell us it’s pretty protected. 113 more words

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Polynesian Voyaging Society president looks back at 40 years of Hokulea

In 1973, three men, including an anthropologist, artist and waterman started the non-profit Polynesian Voyaging Society.

Their goal was to raise money and build Hawaii’s first voyaging canoe in about 600 years. 377 more words

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Nainoa Thompson receives ocean conservation award

Pwo master navigator and Polynesian Voyaging Society president Nainoa Thompson was honored with a Peter Benchley Ocean Award in Washington, D.C., Thursday.

It is the only major awards program dedicated to recognizing excellence in marine conservation solutions across a wide range of expertise including science, policy, media, youth, exploration and citizen activism. 1,021 more words

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Hokulea celebrates 40th anniversary with events, festivities

Sunday, March 8, will mark the 40th anniversary of the launch of the voyaging canoe Hokulea from Kaneohe Bay.

In honor of the momentous anniversary, the Polynesian Voyaging Society and the Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage will hold a series of celebratory events and festivities throughout 2015, starting Tuesday, March 10. 332 more words

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