voyage of aloha

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

The voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a is back in the water, this time en route to the U.S. Virgin Islands. The canoe departed Brazil over the weekend and will sail the 2400 miles to the island of St. John in the Caribbean Sea. We caught up with apprentice navigator Brad Wong as part of our ongoing series, Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

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Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson
Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson

It’s been more than a month since voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a left Cape Town, South Africa. Crew members on board say they’re just days away from reaching the coast of Brazil. We got an update from navigator Kaleo Wong as part of our ongoing series, Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

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Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson
Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson

After a five-day stop on the island of St. Helena, the voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a is back on the water. The crew is continuing its journey across the Atlantic to Brazil. Hōkūle‘a navigator Kaleo Wong checked in with HPR’s Molly Solomon as part of our ongoing coverage Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

Hokulea plans to sight Ascension Island before reaching Natal, Brazil next month.

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Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson
Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson

Voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a is on its way to South America, its longest leg yet. The crew recently left the coast of Africa and began sailing across the Atlantic Ocean towards Brazil. HPR’s Molly Solomon checked in with navigator Kaleo Wong as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a Voyage of Aloha.

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Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson
Oiwi TV / Jason Patterson

This week Hōkūle‘a sets sail for Brazil. The 4,200 nautical mile journey is the longest leg yet and will be the first time the voyaging canoe travels across the Atlantic Ocean. HPR’s Molly Solomon checked in with Hōkūle‘a navigator Kaleo Wong as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a Voyage of Aloha.

Weather permitting, Hōkūle‘a is expected to arrive in Brazil at the end of January.

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Oiwi TV / Bryson Hoe
Oiwi TV / Bryson Hoe

Halfway around the world, Hōkūle‘a crew members are making preparations to depart Cape Town, South Africa. The voyaging canoe is currently in dry dock, where repairs are being made before it sets off on its next leg. We caught up with Hokulea captain Kālepa Baybayan as part of our ongoing series Hōkūle‘a Voyage of Aloha.

The next destination for Hōkūle‘a is Brazil. The new crew plans to depart South Africa in two weeks.

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Oiwi TV / Sam Kapoi
Oiwi TV / Sam Kapoi

Voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a is continuing to make its way down the coast of South Africa. The canoe is currently waiting for good weather in the port of Mossel Bay. We checked in with Hōkūle‘a captain Nainoa Thompson as part of our ongoing series, Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.    

Hōkūle‘a plans to sail around Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa, before reaching Cape Town, South Africa in mid-November.

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Oiwi TV / Sam Kapoi
Oiwi TV / Sam Kapoi

Halfway around the world: that’s how far the voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a has traveled since it left the islands last year. The canoe is now making its way down the coast of South Africa toward Cape Town. We caught up with crew member Billy Richards as part of our ongoing series, Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

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Oiwi TV / Sam Kapoi
Oiwi TV / Sam Kapoi

After weeks of preparation, Hōkūle‘a has set sail for South Africa.  We checked in with Hōkūle‘a captain Nainoa Thompson as part of our ongoing series, Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.    

Depending on weather, Hōkūle‘a will make a stop in Madagascar before crossing the Mozambique Channel to Cape Town, South Africa.

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Oiwi TV / Naalehu Anthony
Oiwi TV / Naalehu Anthony

Preparations are underway as voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a plans to embark on the next leg of its sail around the world. We checked in with crew member Billy Richards, who was on the original 1976 voyage to Tahiti and has been involved with Hōkūle‘a ever since. It’s part of our ongoing series: Hōkūle‘a: Voyage of Aloha.

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