Hawaiian voyaging canoe docking in West Palm on mission for sustainable world


The traditional Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a docked in downtown West Palm Beach at 3:30 p.m. today, Thursday, as part of a voyage covering more than 60,000 nautical miles, highlighting the movement for a more sustainable world.

Visiting 125 ports and 27 nations, the a double-hull sailing vessel travels without modern instruments, using stars, winds and waves to navigate.

Crewmembers are inviting the local community to visit the South dock for a free, in-depth canoe tour on Friday, Dec. 2, from noon to 4 p.m.

To follow the Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage, visit http://hokulea.com/track-the-voyage