Master Hawaiian tattoo artist Keone Nunes infuses symbols that represent waterman values into designs for C4 Waterman apparel.
Crew member Kekaimalu Lee and ʻōlohe lua / carver Umi Kai make traditional fishing lures for use on Hikianalia.
On the island of Maupiti, crew members experience the rarely seen technique of stone fishing.
Worldwide Voyage crew members visit Fare Hape, home of the Tahitian voyaging canoe Faʻafaite.
The two kiʻi that protect Hōkūleʻa are a reminder of the spirituality linking present voyages to the wisdom of…
The canoes pass the equator on their way to Tahiti and offer gifts of cultural remembrance. The ceremony is…
This is the story of traditional Hawaiian kākau (tattoo) artist, Keone Nunes, and the journey of cultural re-discovery inherent in kākau…
The community at Palekai, Hilo welcomed the Worldwide Voyage crew as they arrived there for their last stop in…
The community of Lāhainā, Maui, welcomes the Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia crews on their first stop of the Worldwide Voyage.
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