Hōkūle‘a Launch - Hawaii
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Hōkūle‘a Launch - Hawaii

Founded on a legacy of Pacific Ocean exploration, the Polynesian Voyaging Society seeks to perpetuate the art and science of traditional Polynesian voyaging and the spirit of exploration through experiential educational programs that inspire students and their communities to respect and care for themselves, each other, and their natural and cultural environments.

When: 6/7/2013
Where: Hōkūle‘a Launch
Hilo, Hawaii 
United States
Contact: Wade Blackwood

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Hokulea - Traditional Sailing CanoeThe mission of Hōkūle‘a’s Worldwide Voyage is to navigate toward a healthy and sustainable future for ourselves, our home – the Hawaiian Islands – and our Island Earth through voyaging and new ways of learning. Our core message is to mālama (care for) Island Earth – our natural environment, children and all humankind.

As part of the's ACA's heritage and stewardship program, the ACA will be assisting in the coordination of the U.S. east coast leg of this trip.  In addition, the ACA Board of Directors will be meeting in Hilo, Hawaii on the launch of this historic sailing canoe. 

Learn more about this voyage of national significance...