Hōkūle‘a and Hikianalia are back home at Sand Island. The wa‘a have been in dry dock and are now both in the water, stronger than ever. Crewmembers are engaged in sea trials and safety training, and we are reaching out to the Pacific Island communities we hope to visit.
We're planning to depart O‘ahu for Hilo on May 17, 2014, weather permitting. From Hilo, the sister canoes will sail to Tahiti, the first international leg of the Worldwide Voyage. Click here for a map and sail plan for Mālama Hawai‘i.
You can join us and the Worldwide Voyage by becoming a 2014 member of the Polynesian Voyaging Society. Click here for a Membership application. Mahalo for your support.
Members of PVS met yesterday at China Walls to honor Albert Falco, a French scuba diving veteran and champion of ocean conservation, who passed away in Marseille on Saturday, April 21, at 84. ...