Atoll envisioned as a model for sustainability

By Marcel Honoré
Saturday, September 20, 2014

Atoll envisioned as a model for sustainability

By Marcel Honoré
Saturday, September 20, 2014

SWAINS ISLAND » It’s eerily quiet on this tiny, uninhabited South Pacific atoll — almost no noise except for the aki­aki birds squawking in the trees and the wind rustling through the palms. Abandoned dwellings, gravestones and other mysterious artifacts

Telling Tales: On Hikianalia back to Pago Pago

By Marcel Honoré
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

So this is how the other half lives! National Geographic explorer Daniel Lin and I swapped canoes for the journey back to Pago Pago, where our expedition should arrive sometime tomorrow. Hikianalia is sailing along south-southeast late Monday morning at

Strong winds detour voyaging canoes

By Star-Advertiser Staff
Sunday, September 14, 2014

The voyaging canoes Hokule‘a and Hikianalia are on Swains Island this weekend after strong winds led navigators to detour from the original plan of journeying to Fakaofo, Tokelau. Under the guidance of master navigator Nainoa Thompson, apprentice navigators Jenna Ishii

Telling Tales: En route to Tokelau

By Marcel Honoré
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

TRAVELING ON HOKULE’A >> The sun is setting off our port beam as we push northeast at about five knots toward the far-flung atoll islands of Tokelau. The crew has just eaten a filling Chinese chicken salad-like concoction cobbled together


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

Voyage helps crew member fulfill duty to village and family

By Marcel Honoré
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

APIA, SAMOA >> During a picturesque drive along Upolu’s northeastern coast last week, Hokule‘a and Hikianalia crews were hard at work cracking up one another — mostly with bad impressions of crew members — as their caravan neared the village

Telling Tales: Leaving Apia, Tokelau bound

By Marcel Honoré
Sunday, September 7, 2014

After an action-packed week in Apia, it’s time to go. Kawai Warren and I kept watch on Hokule’a last night, sleeping above deck on the navigation cots, underneath the light of the super moon on Apia Harbor as the canoe gently rocked.

Telling Tales: Hōkūle‘a prepares to depart for Tokelau

By Marcel Honoré
Friday, September 5, 2014

It’s looking like Hokule’a and Hikianalia crews will be leaving Apia, and the island of Upolu, on either Sunday or Monday for Tokelau. Some of that’s due to weather but it’s for sanity purposes as well, for some down time.

BLOGS WHATEVER YOU WANT TO CALL IT

Telling Tales: On Hikianalia back to Pago Pago

By Marcel Honoré
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Captain Bob Perkins and I on board Hikianalia. (Maui Tauotaha / Oiwi TV)

Telling Tales: On Hikianalia back to Pago Pago

By Marcel Honoré
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

So this is how the other half lives! National Geographic explorer Daniel Lin and I swapped canoes for the journey back to Pago Pago, where our expedition should arrive sometime tomorrow. Hikianalia is sailing along south-southeast late Monday morning at

Telling Tales: En route to Tokelau

By Marcel Honoré
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

TRAVELING ON HOKULE’A >> The sun is setting off our port beam as we push northeast at about five knots toward the far-flung atoll islands of Tokelau. The crew has just eaten a filling Chinese chicken salad-like concoction cobbled together

Telling Tales: Leaving Apia, Tokelau bound

By Marcel Honoré
Sunday, September 7, 2014

After an action-packed week in Apia, it’s time to go. Kawai Warren and I kept watch on Hokule’a last night, sleeping above deck on the navigation cots, underneath the light of the super moon on Apia Harbor as the canoe gently rocked.

Telling Tales: Hōkūle‘a prepares to depart for Tokelau

By Marcel Honoré
Friday, September 5, 2014

It’s looking like Hokule’a and Hikianalia crews will be leaving Apia, and the island of Upolu, on either Sunday or Monday for Tokelau. Some of that’s due to weather but it’s for sanity purposes as well, for some down time.


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