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Hokulea: The First Voyage Sailing into History

Aloha and welcome to Hōkūle‘a: The First Voyage, sailing into history.

One of Hōkūle‘a’s co-founders said: “Knowing our past gives us a rudder with which to navigate the present.” 1,029 more words

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Hokulea's Nainoa Thompson receives National Geographic award

Nainoa Thompson, chief navigator of the Hokulea and president of the Polynesian Voyaging Society, received the National Geographic Society’s oldest and most prestigious honor, the Hubbard Medal, at the 2016 Explorer Awards Thursday in Washington, D.C. 190 more words

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Hokulea arrives in New York, but dangerous conditions lie ahead en route to grand welcoming ceremony

Hawaii’s voyaging canoe Hokulea left Jamaica Bay, New York, on Saturday, which is about 17 miles south of New York City, where a grand welcoming ceremony is to be held on Sunday. 294 more words

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Hokulea captain explains how late astronaut's vision inspired historic journey

Hawaii’s voyaging canoe Hokulea arrived in Titusville, Fla. Tuesday, just west of the Kennedy Space Center where crew members will hold a special ceremony to honor Hawaii’s first two astronauts, Ellison Onizuka and Lacy Veach. 358 more words

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