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ʻĀina Paikai / ʻŌiwi TV
ʻĀina Paikai / ʻŌiwi TV

Last week, Hikianalia departed Honolulu to meet up with the Hōkūleʻa on the last legs of the worldwide journey.  Meanwhile, the Hōkūleʻa is still making its way to French Polynesia. We caught up with Captain Russell Amimoto just as they were arriving in Pitcairn Island.

noe tanigawa
noe tanigawa

Master carver Kawika Eskaran has built canoes, he’s sailed and works with Polynesian navigators and directs special projects at BYU-Hawai‘i.  His sculpture at the corner of South and Ala Moana is designed to bring peace to an area with a troubled history.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports, it is also a navigational reference, for those who understand.

Nāʻālehu Anthony / ʻŌiwi TV
Nāʻālehu Anthony / ʻŌiwi TV

The Hōkūleʻa has embarked on the 29th leg of its worldwide journey – that will take them to French Polynesia.  The crew spent the past couple weeks on Rapa Nui to rest, take in the sights and prepare for the next part of the voyage.  We caught up with navigator Kaleo Wong before the crew left Rapa Nui.

Nāʻālehu Anthony / ʻŌiwi TV
Nāʻālehu Anthony / ʻŌiwi TV

It’s been 2 weeks since the Hōkūleʻa left the Galapagos Islands for Rapa Nui – or Easter Island. This is one of the toughest legs on the worldwide journey due to the size of the island. But we caught up with Nāʻālehu Anthony who says the conditions, crew and fishing are all good.

Nāʻālehu Anthony / Oiwi TV
Nāʻālehu Anthony / Oiwi TV

The Hōkūleʻa is on its way to the island of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island.

It’s one of the more difficult journeys of the entire voyage. The crew has been hard at work preparing for the upcoming trip that will take roughly two weeks. We caught up with Nāʻālehu Anthony before they left the Galapagos.

Oiwi TV / Bryson Hoe
Oiwi TV / Bryson Hoe

The Hōkūle‘a is in the Galapagos Islands for the next week. Crewmembers are exploring the islands and studying the balance the islands have for tourism and natural preservation. We caught up with crewmember Bryson Hoe as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

OIWI TV / JUSTYN AH CHONG
OIWI TV / JUSTYN AH CHONG

The Hōkūle‘a is back in Pacific waters after crossing the Panama Canal.  The ship is taking on a new crew in Panama City before setting out on her next leg to the Galapagos Islands.  We caught up with Media Specialist Bryson Hoe as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Oiwi TV / Justyn Ah Chong
Oiwi TV / Justyn Ah Chong

The crew on board the Hōkūle‘a rang in the New Year on the high seas. The voyaging canoe is expected to reach Panama any day now, before continuing on its sail back home to Hawai‘i. We caught up with Captain Bruce Blankenfeld as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Oiwi TV/Justyn Ah Chong
Oiwi TV/Justyn Ah Chong

Hōkūle‘a is preparing to depart Key West, Florida. The voyaging canoe will spend the next week and a half sailing across the Caribbean Sea to Panama. We caught up with crew member Brad Wong as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Oiwi TV / Kaipo Kiaha
Oiwi TV / Kaipo Kiaha

Hōkūle‘a is back in warmer waters. The voyaging canoe arrived in Miami over the weekend. We caught up with crew member Shantell De Silva as part of our ongoing series, Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

On Florida's warmer weather:

Oiwi TV / Kaipo Kiaha
Oiwi TV / Kaipo Kiaha

Crew members on board Hōkūle‘a are bundling up this week, as temperatures drop on the East Coast. The voyaging canoe recently departed from Hampton, Virginia and is heading south along the Intracoastal Waterway. We caught up with crew member Shantell De Silva as part of our ongoing series, Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

On the East Coast's chilly weather:

Oiwi TV / Naalehu Anthony
Oiwi TV / Naalehu Anthony

After three weeks of dry dock, Hōkūle‘a has a fresh coat of paint and is ready to return to the water. The voyaging canoe will continue on the Intracoastal Waterway and sail next to Miami, Florida. We caught up with crew member Moani Hemuli as part of our ongoing series, Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Oiwi TV / Kaipo Kiaha
Oiwi TV / Kaipo Kiaha

The voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a is taking a break from the high seas for routine maintenance. The canoe is spending the next three weeks in dry dock at Newport News, Virginia. We caught up with Hōkūle‘a crew member Nā‘ālehu Anthony as part of our ongoing series, Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Hokulea will depart from Virginia next month and travel to Miami, Florida. It will then travel through the Panama Canal and sail to the Galapagos before returning to Hawaii in June 2017.

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Oiwi TV / Sam Koipu
Oiwi TV / Sam Koipu

Voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a is hunkering down off the Hudson River, waiting for stormy weather to pass before continuing down the East Coast. It’s given the crew an opportunity to make connections and get to know the area.

Oiwi TV / Sam Koipu
Oiwi TV / Sam Koipu

Voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a is sailing back down the East Coast and is currently docked in a small town in upstate New York. Students from the Westport school system paid a visit to learn about voyaging traditions and Hawaiian culture. We checked in with Hōkūle‘a crew member Haunani Kāne as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

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Oiwi TV / Aina Paikai
Oiwi TV / Aina Paikai

Hōkūle‘a has traded open ocean for freshwater inland rivers as it navigates through Canadian waters. The voyaging canoe has arrived in Montreal, after sailing through the Great Lakes and Lake Ontario. We caught up with Hōkūle‘a captain Kalepa Baybayan as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon

More than 17 years in the making, Kaua‘i’s first traditional voyaging canoe is ready to set sail. The island plans to celebrate with a launch party Sunday, September 11. HPR’s Molly Solomon visited the Garden Isle recently and has this report.

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Oiwi TV / Naalehu Anthony
Oiwi TV / Naalehu Anthony

Voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a is continuing its East Coast tour. The canoe left Nova Scotia earlier this month, and will return to New York City. We caught up with crew member Nā‘ālehu Anthony as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

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Oiwi TV / Justyn Ah Chong
Oiwi TV / Justyn Ah Chong

Hōkūle‘a is a long way from home: the voyaging canoe is now closer to the North Pole than it is to the equator. HPR’s Molly Solomon caught up with crew member Nā‘ālehu Anthony as the canoe prepared to depart from Maine on route to Canada.

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Oiwi TV / Justyn Ah Chong
Oiwi TV / Justyn Ah Chong

Voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a continues its travels through New England, making a brief stop in Salem, Massachusetts. We checked in with crew member Ka‘iulani Murphy, as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Oiwi TV / Justyn Ah Chong
Oiwi TV / Justyn Ah Chong

As residents celebrate today’s Fourth of July here at home -- across the country Hōkūle‘a crew members are celebrating another leg in their journey around the world. We caught up with watch captain Kaleo Wong as part of our ongoing coverage Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Hōkūle‘a’s next stop is Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The voyaging canoe will continue up the East Coast to Maine and eventually on to Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Oiwi TV / Justyn Ah Chong
Oiwi TV / Justyn Ah Chong

After a historic stay in New York City, Hōkūle‘a is back in the water, continuing its sail around the world. The canoe recently landed in Rhode Island, on the East Coast of the mainland. We caught up with captain Kalepa Baybayan as part of our ongoing series: Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Next on Hokulea's sail plan is Mystic, Connecticut. The crew will continue sailing along the East Coast towards Maine, with plans to reach Canada later this year.

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Oiwi TV / Naalehu Anthony
Oiwi TV / Naalehu Anthony

Hōkūle‘a is celebrating its arrival in the Big Apple. The voyaging canoe arrived Sunday and sailed into New York Harbor. Crew member Nā‘ālehu Anthony from ‘Ōiwi TV explained the significance of this leg of the worldwide voyage. It’s part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Hōkūle‘a will stay in New York for the next three weeks, with plans to celebrate World Oceans Day this Wednesday. 

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Oiwi TV / Bryson Hoe
Oiwi TV / Bryson Hoe

Voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a was greeted by hula dancers and a canoe club, as she sailed up the Potomac River into Washington DC. 

It’s been two years since Hōkūle‘a left the islands and has traveled more about 30,000 miles. We checked in with crew member Nā‘ālehu Anthony… as part of our ongoing coverage…Hōkūle‘a: Voyage  of Aloha.

The canoe will depart the nation’s capital later this week…with plans to reach New York City in June for World Oceans Day on June 8.

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Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson
Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson

As Hōkūle‘a sails around the world, outreach efforts on shore have provided the crew with opportunities to meet different communities.  Recenly, while docked in Yorktown, Virginia, the canoe’s navigators visited Native American tribes from one of the oldest Indian reservations in the nation. As part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a Voyage of Aloha, crew member Starr Johnson has this report.

Hōkūle‘a is back on the water, heading towards Tangier Island in Chesapeake Bay.

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Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson
Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson

Hōkūle‘a sailed into Newport News, Virginia this weekend. The voyaging canoe continues to travel up the Intracoastal Waterway on the East Coast of the mainland. We caught up with Hōkūle‘a crew member Starr Johnson as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

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Oiwi TV / Todd Yamashita
Oiwi TV / Todd Yamashita

Voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a is continuing her journey up the East Coast of the mainland. The canoe recently left Titusville, Florida and is traveling along the Intracoastal Waterway, where she’s encountered new wildlife and a whole lot of aloha. 

HPR’s Molly Solomon checked in with navigator Bruce Blankenfeld as part of our ongoing coverage Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Hōkūle‘a’s next stop is Charleston, South Carolina -- then it’s on to Virginia and New York in June.

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Oiwi TV / Maui Tauotaha
Oiwi TV / Maui Tauotaha

It’s been almost two years since Hōkūle‘a first departed on her voyage around the world. Now, for the first time since, the traditional canoe is back in America. Hōkūle‘a sailed into Florida, and will continue up the East Coast of the mainland. HPR’s Molly Solomon caught up with crew member Kawika Crivello as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

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Oiwi TV / Maui Tauotaha
Oiwi TV / Maui Tauotaha

The traditional voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a is back in the water, this time sailing towards Havana, Cuba. We caught up with pwo navigator Kalepa Baybayan as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

From Cuba, the Hōkūle‘a will sail towards Florida and up the East Coast of the mainland. They’re expected to reach New York in June

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