Sail away, Hokule’a

As one of the greeters of the Hokule’a said upon its arrival at Kaua’i last

Saturday, “It’s just awesome for us to be here, relating to our Hawaiian

lifestyle.”

The historic voyaging canoe sailed from Honolulu to Kalapaki on

the first leg of its statewide tour. The visit here is Polynesian Voyaging

Society’s way of thanking the public for supporting the fabled vessel. They

also serve to remind Hawai’i of its heritage by giving a practical

demonstration of how ancient Polynesians made their way to Hawai’i.

May

the Hokule’a sail forever.

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