Paula Akana hosts "Hokule'a: Sailling to Malama Honua."
Hokule'a, the legendary voyaging canoe from Hawaii, arrived in Salem before noon on Thursday, July 14.
After spending two days in Salem, M.A., the Hokule'a crew is now engaging with the community in Portsmouth, N.H.
The voyaging canoe Hokule'a has reached Block Island, off of the Rhode Island coast, on Monday.
Hokulea is set to make more community connections during her East Coast leg of the Worldwide Voyage. Charleston County Parks in South Carolina is welcoming the historic canoe to their 26th annual Charleston Outdoor Festival.
The Polynesian Voyaging Society's (PVS) Hokule'a crewmembers were welcomed to Virginia's Tangier Island Monday morning.
On Wednesday evening, the iconic Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hokule'a and her crew were greeted with a welcoming ceremony at the Washington Canoe Club on Water Street.
As Hokule'a sails around the world, there's a soon to be released iPad app that allows children to learn the importance of caring for the earth while going on a voyage of their own.
Hokule'a departed the Washington Canoe Club Thursday en route to New York. The canoe is expected to arrive in Jamaica Bay, New York in early June depending on weather and safety conditions, to carry out a full schedule of public outreach and engagement.
As the Hokulea pulled into North Cove marina near Battery Park, she was welcomed in chant by Hawaii students who had flown to New York for Hokulea. Lilikala Kameeleihiwa offered another chant as the canoe pulled into the dock. Her son and grandson were on board. Master navigator Nainoa Thompson explained a forecast of two cold fronts and gut instinct played a role in his decision to bring the canoe in a day early.
Wednesday was a pivotal point in Hokulea's voyage around the world as her crew and their voyage were celebrated on World Oceans Day.
The crew of the voyaging canoe Hokule'a welcomed aboard some extra special guests Wednesday in a ceremony that celebrated the spirit of Hawaii explorers.
After seven hours under tow, the voyaging canoe Hokule'a arrived in Titusville, Fla.
At each stop throughout Florida, the voyaging canoe Hokule'a and her crew are greeted by former Hawaii residents, like the Matteos.
As Hokule'a makes her way through Lake Okeechobee, FL, the Polynesian Voyaging Society regained their land legs. The crew drove several hundred miles south, and turned their focus toward education. They connected with leaders from the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. The organization partners with more than 280 schools nationwide to take on environmental challenges of the future. During the lesson, students imagined themselves aboard the Hokule'a, then discussed which plant...
Another historic milestone for the Hokule'a! She sailed inland through the Okeechobee Waterway in Florida. She traveled through Lake Okeechobee, which is about the size of Maui, and five locks.
Hokule'a has ventured to the other side of the world during this voyage. But now, she's getting closer to home making landfall on the East Coast of the U.S.