Hokule‘a honors ‘navigator’ Desmond Tutu

By Marcel Honoré
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Hokule‘a honors ‘navigator’ Desmond Tutu

By Marcel Honoré
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

CAPE TOWN, South Africa >> Hokule‘a crew members marked the halfway point of their three-year journey around the planet by honoring a different kind of navigator — one who helped change his country by advocating for human rights. The crew,

Hokule’a brings hula to South Africa

By Marcel Honoré
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Aloha from the southern edge of the world! So much of this South African stretch of Hokule’a’s voyage (and its hectic whirlwind of a day-to-day schedule) is about exploring where we all come from — our shared human origins. It’s

South Africa fetes Hokule’a

By Marcel Honoré
Sunday, November 15, 2015

CAPE TOWN, South Africa >> As the world reeled Saturday from violence in Paris, an unlikely mix of Hawaiian voyagers, South Africans and an acclaimed Nobel Peace Prize winner celebrated all they had in common despite living on opposite sides

Hokule‘a to visit origins of humanity

By Marcel Honoré
Thursday, November 12, 2015

In S.Africa, crews will connect with some of the world’s oldest cultures Crews of the Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hokule‘a have spent the past year and a half pushing their limits, sailing the vessel as far from home as they ever


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‘Old friends’ lead Hokule‘a to Mauritius

By Star-Advertiser Staff
Sunday, September 20, 2015

After sailing more than 4,000 miles and 30 days across unfamiliar sea, Hokule‘a and an 11-member crew have wrapped the first of two momentous legs through the Indian Ocean — which voyage organizers consider the riskiest stretch of the Hawaiian

Hokule‘a lands in Bali after an 11-day voyage

By Marcel Honoré
Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hokule’a is making further distance from Hawaii in its unprecedented journey around the world, having landed last week in Bali. The traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe arrived Thursday on the small Indonesian island, renowned for its rich cultural heritage and natural

Hokule’a crews head underwater to explore the Great Barrier Reef

By Marcel Honoré
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

With Hokule‘a’s recent arrival in Australia, the canoe’s crew members are once again taking their round-the-world voyage underwater. Accompanied by cameramen and researchers, they dived the Great Barrier Reef five times in the past two weeks to help showcase one

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Hokule’a brings hula to South Africa

By Marcel Honoré
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Hokule’a brings hula to South Africa

By Marcel Honoré
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Aloha from the southern edge of the world! So much of this South African stretch of Hokule’a’s voyage (and its hectic whirlwind of a day-to-day schedule) is about exploring where we all come from — our shared human origins. It’s

Aloha kakou from the bow of Hikianalia

By Marcel Honoré
Thursday, December 4, 2014

We saw an epic predawn departure from Whangarei this morning, with many from the local Maori community waking up around 4 a.m. to see the crews of this escort canoe and Hokule’a leave the dock and head on their way.

Telling Tales: Adventures from Aotearoa

By Marcel Honoré
Monday, November 24, 2014

When we’re not out on the water, or assigned on anchor watch to guard the canoes at night, we’re mostly staying put at local maraes. These are the special gathering places of the Maori — the indigenous peoples of New Zealand.

Telling Tales: Sweating the details

By Marcel Honoré
Friday, October 3, 2014

What day is it? No, seriously — between traversing back and forth across the dateline and the long days crewing Hokule‘a, I’m honestly not sure. You’re not going to believe this but working a traditional voyaging wa’a is challenging, round-the-clock work.


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