Hikianalia is headed home

By Star-Advertiser Staff
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Hikianalia is headed home

By Star-Advertiser Staff
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Hikianalia, the support canoe that accompanied Hoku­le‘a during its first 11 months of the Malama Honua (“Care for the Earth”) voyage, is on its way home to Hawaii, where voyage leaders hope to involve more of the community in the

Hokule‘a still launching aspirations of younger generations

By Star-Advertiser Staff
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Crews past and present Sunday will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the inaugural launch of the voyaging canoe Hoku­le‘a, which represents a dream realized for crew members such as Jenna Ishii, who fell in love with the double-hulled canoe as

Hokule’a voyage makes impact on Hawaii students

By Marcel Honoré
Friday, January 16, 2015

Here’s a quick Hokule ‘a update — but not about how the canoe is faring in frigid New Zealand ports more than 4,000 miles from Hawaii. Instead, it’s an example of how the “Malama Honua” voyage is making what its

Hokule‘a crew tests new waters as voyagers stop in New Zealand

By Marcel Honoré
Saturday, January 10, 2015

Hokule‘a, the traditional voyaging canoe from Hawaii, continues to push farther south than it’s ever been — and its crews continue to explore more of their seafaring roots as they sail down the New Zealand coast. The double-hulled vessel departed


(Source: Polynesian Voyaging Society. Graphic: Dave Swann / dswann@staradvertiser.com)

Hikianalia will head home early

By Marcel Honoré
Wednesday, December 24, 2014

In a major course shift to the Hoku­le‘a’s journey around the world, the canoe’s escort vessel, the Hiki­ana­lia, will sail home early to Hawaii next year and be replaced by a boat capable of towing craft across vast ocean stretches,

Hōkūle‘a, Hikianalia meet other voyaging canoes in Auckland

By Marcel Honoré
Monday, December 8, 2014

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND » As hundreds of onlookers watched from shore, six Pacific canoes converged Sunday for a rare beachside reunion to celebrate how far they’ve come and to honor Hokule’a, the Hawaiian vessel that started their push to keep

Good Lord, they’ll let anyone crew these canoes….

By Marcel Honoré
Friday, December 5, 2014

Meet Pai and Piri, These two hard-working members of the New Zealand Department of Conservation met us aboard after we anchored about 50 yards offshore this morning of Motutapu, an island in the Hauraki Gulf. Along with their human handlers,

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Aloha kakou from the bow of Hikianalia

By Marcel Honoré
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Watch captain/rescue swimmer Dennis Chun on the bow of Hikianalia on Thursday. (Marcel Honoré)

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.

Telling Tales: Uchida readies for 4th consecutive leg

By Marcel Honoré
Friday, September 26, 2014

Uchida is one of just two crew members to have traveled with Hokule’a and Hikianalia for the entire voyage so far, since they departed Hawaii four months ago.


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