Strong winds detour voyaging canoes

By Star-Advertiser Staff
Sunday, September 14, 2014
The voyaging canoe Hokule'a arrived at Swain's Island Friday. (Maui Tauotaha / Polynesian Voyaging Society)

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

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.


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

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.

United Nations leaders convene to discuss sea’s rise

By Marcel Honoré
Thursday, September 4, 2014

In his first 19 years of life, Apisaloma Tawati, a resident of the remote, flat island nation of Kiribati, has watched the seas gradually wash away the shoreline around his home island of Tarawa. He worries the isle will eventually be uninhabitable.

U.N. chief goes for sail aboard Hōkūle‘a

By Marcel Honoré
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

APIA, SAMOA » Crew members from the Hokule‘a and the Hikianalia were treated to a homecoming — Samoan-style — when they were invited by the paramount chief of the nearby village of Matautu on Monday to join in a traditional

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Telling Tales: En route to Tokelau

By Marcel Honoré
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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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.

Telling Tales: Trial by water

By Marcel Honoré
Monday, September 1, 2014

Let’s just say I don’t have tons of sailing experience — but I’m learning tons by watching and working alongside some remarkable crew members. There’s Tim Gilliom of Maui — Gilliom is a man of few words, but when he


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