WATCH - Hokule'a: Sailing to Malama Honua
WATCH - Hokule'a: Sailing to Malama Honua

Paula Akana hosts "Hokule'a: Sailling to Malama Honua."

August 11th, 12:04 PM HST
Hokule'a arrives in Salem, Mass.
Hokule'a arrives in Salem, Mass.

Hokule'a, the legendary voyaging canoe from Hawaii, arrived in Salem before noon on Thursday, July 14.

August 11th, 12:04 PM HST
Hokule'a crew gets a special tour of the Peabody Essex Museum
Hokule'a crew gets a special tour of the Peabody Essex Museum

After spending two days in Salem, M.A., the Hokule'a crew is now engaging with the community in Portsmouth, N.H.

August 11th, 12:04 PM HST
Hokulea sets sail for New England
Hokulea sets sail for New England

The voyaging canoe Hokulea is on the move again! She said goodbye to New York, her home during the last two weeks.

July 13th, 2:05 PM HST
Hokule'a reaches Block Island off R.I. coast
Hokule'a reaches Block Island off R.I. coast

The voyaging canoe Hokule'a has reached Block Island, off of the Rhode Island coast, on Monday.

July 13th, 2:05 PM HST
South Carolina welcomes the Hokule'a voyaging canoe
South Carolina welcomes the Hokule'a voyaging canoe

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.

June 30th, 4:04 PM HST
Hokule'a crew talks about climate change at Tangier Island
Hokule'a crew talks about climate change at Tangier Island

The Polynesian Voyaging Society's (PVS) Hokule'a crewmembers were welcomed to Virginia's Tangier Island Monday morning.

June 30th, 4:04 PM HST
Washington, D.C. welcomes Hokule'a!
Washington, D.C. welcomes Hokule'a!

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.

June 30th, 4:04 PM HST
iPad app to follow voyage of Hokule'a
iPad app to follow voyage of Hokule'a

    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.    

June 30th, 4:04 PM HST
Hokule'a departs D.C. for New York
Hokule'a departs D.C. for New York

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.

June 30th, 4:04 PM HST
Hokule'a arrives early in New York
Hokule'a arrives early in New York

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.

June 30th, 4:04 PM HST
Hokule'a takes center stage in World Oceans Day in New York
Hokule'a takes center stage in World Oceans Day in New York

Wednesday is World Oceans Day and the Hokule'a is a big part of the celebration at the United Nations in New York.

June 30th, 4:04 PM HST
Hokule'a honored at United Nations on World Oceans Day
Hokule'a honored at United Nations on World Oceans Day

Wednesday was a pivotal point in Hokulea's voyage around the world as her crew and their voyage were celebrated on World Oceans Day.

June 30th, 4:04 PM HST
Hokule'a honors Hawaii's late astronauts
Hokule'a honors Hawaii's late astronauts

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.

April 29th, 12:02 PM HST
Hokule'a arrives in Titusville, Fla.
Hokule'a arrives in Titusville, Fla.

After seven hours under tow, the voyaging canoe Hokule'a arrived in Titusville, Fla.

April 29th, 12:02 PM HST
Hokule'a crew meets up with former Hawaii residents in Florida
Hokule'a crew meets up with former Hawaii residents in Florida

At each stop throughout Florida, the voyaging canoe Hokule'a and her crew are greeted by former Hawaii residents, like the Matteos.

April 29th, 12:02 PM HST
Hokule'a crew takes voyage from the sea to the classroom
Hokule'a crew takes voyage from the sea to the classroom

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...

April 29th, 11:59 AM HST
Hokule'a sails through the Okeechobee Waterway
Hokule'a sails through the Okeechobee Waterway

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 makes landfall on U.S. East Coast
Hokule'a makes landfall on U.S. East Coast

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.

Hokule'a arrives in Key West
Hokule'a arrives in Key West

The Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokule'a and her crew are back in the U.S.  But, their voyage is far from over.

Hokule'a leaves Cuba; sails for U.S.
Hokule'a leaves Cuba; sails for U.S.

The voyaging canoe Hokule'a has left Cuba and is sailing for the U.S.  She's headed about 96 nautical miles north to Key West, Florida.

April 22nd, 2:57 PM HST
Hokule'a arrives in Cuba
Hokule'a arrives in Cuba

The voyaging canoe Hokule'a arrived in Havana, Cuba on Friday, March 18.

New documentary brings healing, closure for 1978 Hokulea crew members
New documentary brings healing, closure for 1978 Hokulea crew members

It's a chance to tell the tale of the Hokulea as they've always wanted too. A group of friends and former crew members are sharing stories for a new documentary about the historic voyaging canoe. 
 

April 29th, 11:40 AM HST
Former Hokulea crew members, pilot sharing stories of survival in new film
Former Hokulea crew members, pilot sharing stories of survival in new film

The Hawaiian Airlines pilot who spotted the sinking Hokulea is being called "hero," as he returns to the islands to praise the crew for their incredible efforts. 

April 29th, 11:40 AM HST
Hokulea crew explains decision to alter course
Hokulea crew explains decision to alter course

Hokulea and her crew are changing course. Having recently diverting from Madagascar towards South Africa for several reasons, they are now heading for Maputo, Mozambique. Click here to watch Paula Akana's

October 28th, 5:24 AM HST
Hokulea's voyage to Madagascar reveals language ties
Hokulea's voyage to Madagascar reveals language ties

Hokulea is about 40 nautical miles away from Madagascar, which is a special stop for the crew, a homecoming of sorts. Click here to watch Paula Akana's report. Madagascar is home to amazing ecosystems,

October 28th, 5:19 AM HST
Hokulea looking for stories of hope on world voyage
Hokulea looking for stories of hope on world voyage

As the Hokulea travels the world, crew members are meeting with the different communities to talk about their land and sea and what they are doing to make it better. The Polynesian Voyaging Society is

October 28th, 5:12 AM HST
Hokulea crew prepares for voyage to Madagascar
Hokulea crew prepares for voyage to Madagascar

Hokulea crew members are in place, just waiting for the word when they will leave the small island nation of Mauritius and head for Madagascar and South Africa. Right now, it looks as though the canoe

October 28th, 5:11 AM HST
Hokule'a leaves Cuba; sails for U.S.
Hokule'a leaves Cuba; sails for U.S.

The voyaging canoe Hokule'a has left Cuba and is sailing for the U.S.  She's headed about 96 nautical miles north to Key West, Florida.

April 22nd, 2:57 PM HST
Hokule'a arrives in Cuba
Hokule'a arrives in Cuba

The voyaging canoe Hokule'a arrived in Havana, Cuba on Friday, March 18.

New documentary brings healing, closure for 1978 Hokulea crew members
New documentary brings healing, closure for 1978 Hokulea crew members

It's a chance to tell the tale of the Hokulea as they've always wanted too. A group of friends and former crew members are sharing stories for a new documentary about the historic voyaging canoe. 
 

April 29th, 11:40 AM HST
Former Hokulea crew members, pilot sharing stories of survival in new film
Former Hokulea crew members, pilot sharing stories of survival in new film

The Hawaiian Airlines pilot who spotted the sinking Hokulea is being called "hero," as he returns to the islands to praise the crew for their incredible efforts. 

April 29th, 11:40 AM HST
Hokulea crew explains decision to alter course
Hokulea crew explains decision to alter course

Hokulea and her crew are changing course. Having recently diverting from Madagascar towards South Africa for several reasons, they are now heading for Maputo, Mozambique. Click here to watch Paula Akana's

October 28th, 5:24 AM HST