Telling Tales: Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia set to leave for Apia

By Marcel Honoré
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Star-Advertiser reporter Marcel Honore is in Pago Pago for the third leg of the Hokule'a Worldwide Voyage.

Telling Tales: Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia set to leave for Apia

By Marcel Honoré
Saturday, August 30, 2014

Blow the conch shell: Hokule’a and Hikianalia appear to be a go for an 11:30 a.m. local time departure from Pago Pago Harbor, bound for Apia to meet United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and other dignitaries and partners.

High winds delay canoes’ trip to Samoa

By Marcel Honoré
Saturday, August 30, 2014

PAGO PAGO » Strong, relentless winds have tossed the crew members for Hokule‘a and Hikianalia into a race against time to meet the head of the United Nations in Samoa and receive a commitment toward protecting more ocean area. Winds

Telling Tales: Deadline nears to reach UN delegate

By Marcel Honoré
Saturday, August 30, 2014

Strong, relentless winds have Hokule’a and Hikianalia crews in a race against time to meet the head of the United Nations on a nearby island, in Samoa, to receive from him a commitment toward protecting more ocean area.

Telling Tales: Planning for success

By Marcel Honoré
Friday, August 29, 2014

Super busy with last-minute preparations so I’ve got to make this quick. We’re still a go for departure for Apia and the UN conference tomorrow morning, leaving around 11 a.m. The whole sail is expected to take just under 24


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

Telling Tales: Waiting for a clear window

By Marcel Honoré
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hokule’a and Hikianalia crews will now wait until Friday, at least, before making the crossing from Tutuila to Apia, for the United Nations’ Small Islands Developing States Conference. With winds gusting around 30 knots in churning, unfamiliar seas … the

Telling Tales: Weather could threaten Hokule‘a UN sail

By Marcel Honoré
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

There’s an obstacle in sailing to Apia: 78 miles of gusty weather and choppy seas currently separate Hokule’a from the island, where that sail is slated to take place.

Telling Tales: Greetings from Pago Pago!

By Marcel Honoré
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The island greeted us with a stiff crosswind as we hit the runway tonight. Which is relevant because the gusty weather may already be affecting our sail plan.

BLOGS WHATEVER YOU WANT TO CALL IT

Telling Tales: Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia set to leave for Apia

By Marcel Honoré
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Star-Advertiser reporter Marcel Honore is in Pago Pago for the third leg of the Hokule'a Worldwide Voyage.

Telling Tales: Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia set to leave for Apia

By Marcel Honoré
Saturday, August 30, 2014

Blow the conch shell: Hokule’a and Hikianalia appear to be a go for an 11:30 a.m. local time departure from Pago Pago Harbor, bound for Apia to meet United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and other dignitaries and partners.

Telling Tales: Deadline nears to reach UN delegate

By Marcel Honoré
Saturday, August 30, 2014

Strong, relentless winds have Hokule’a and Hikianalia crews in a race against time to meet the head of the United Nations on a nearby island, in Samoa, to receive from him a commitment toward protecting more ocean area.

Telling Tales: Planning for success

By Marcel Honoré
Friday, August 29, 2014

Super busy with last-minute preparations so I’ve got to make this quick. We’re still a go for departure for Apia and the UN conference tomorrow morning, leaving around 11 a.m. The whole sail is expected to take just under 24

Telling Tales: Waiting for a clear window

By Marcel Honoré
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hokule’a and Hikianalia crews will now wait until Friday, at least, before making the crossing from Tutuila to Apia, for the United Nations’ Small Islands Developing States Conference. With winds gusting around 30 knots in churning, unfamiliar seas … the


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