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Hokule`a’s Homecoming

The Polynesian Voyaging Society and the Hokule`a Adventures

The voyaging canoes Hokule`a and Hikianalia returned to Oahu’s Magic Island on June 17, 2017 after a 3-year, almost 60,000 nautical mile trip around the world, visiting 150 ports at 25 nations and territories to spread their environmental message of caring for island earth (Malama Honua). The official homecoming was greeted by thousands of well-wishers as well as Continue reading the story "Hokule`a’s Homecoming"

Thank You, President Obama

President Obama, on August 26th, 2016, expanded the Papahanaumokuakea National Monument by Presidential Proclamation to about four times its original size as established by President George Bush in 2006. We also thank the hundreds of thousands of supporters who, like us, signed the petition to expand the Marine Sanctuary as well as the hundreds of organizations who sent letters of support to the President.’s support Continue reading the story "Thank You, President Obama"