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Balancing the Canoe

Pwo Navigator Nainoa Thompson and Hōkūleʻa Captain Lehua Kamalu describe trusting the natural world and…

Vigilance and the Gift of Voyaging – Bruce Blankenfeld

Pwo Navigator and Captain Bruce Blankenfeld describes the different aspects of crewing Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia…

Taputapuātea – Linking Our Past and Our Future

Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia sailed to Marae Taputapuātea on the island of Raʻiātea on May 17,…

Hōkūleʻa in Tahiti – Then and Now

The arrival of Hōkūleʻa in Papeʻete, Tahiti, in May 2022 echoes the first arrival of…

Hikianalia – Bruce Blankenfeld

Pwo Navigator and Captain Bruce Blankenfeld describes the critical role of Hikianalia, the escort vessel…

Learning Our Earth - Cycles of Life

As co-conveners of the May 2022 Blue Climate Summit in Tahiti, Pwo Navigator Nainoa Thompson…

Joint Declaration for the Oceans

In a joint declaration signed on May 23, 2022, the Polynesian Voyaging Society and the…

Pulling an Island

After more than two weeks of voyaging, Hōkūle’a and Hikianalia find land, first pulling the…

Reflections on Crew Selection

In May 2022, Hōkūleʻa successfully traveled the ancient sea corridor Kealaikahiki (Road to Tahiti), led…


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