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Hawaiian Islands in June of 2017 – sailing into the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor to cheering crowds, music and heaps of aloha. This was an unprecedented voyage for a double-hulled Hawaiian voyaging canoe. Built for navigating the South Pacific, Hokule’a – “Star of Gladness” – left Hawaii in May of 2014 and visited Tahiti, New Zealand. Australia, Bali, Mauritius, South Africa, Brazil, the Virgin Island, Cuba, Florida, Washington DC, New York City, Ontario, Miami, Panama, Galapagos, Rapa Nui/Easter Island and Tahiti again before returning to Hawaii in June of 2017: Three years, 60,000 nautical miles, 150+ ports, 23 countries and…

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