Malama Hokulea Fundraiser this weekend

HONOLULU, Oahu (HawaiiNewsNow) - For more than 35 years, the Hokulea has sailed the Pacific inspiring generations. This weekend the public is invited to help keep Hokulea sailing. 

Benefit includes:

- Talk story with Hokule'a navigators and crew

- Navigating with the Hawaiian Star Compass with Nainoa Thompson and crew

- Rebirth: Hokule'a for the Next Generation with Bob Perkins, Hokule'a captain and director of Honolulu Community College's Marine Education Training Center, where Hokule'a's historic dry dock is underway

- Photographing Voyaging Canoes with crewmembers and photographers Na'alehu Anthony and Monte Costa

- The Making of the Film Papa Mau: The Wayfinder with filmmaker Na'alehu Anthony of Palik Documentary Films

- Screening of the film Papa Mau: The Wayfinder

- Images of Voyaging photography exhibit, showcasing the works of Na'alehu Anthony, Monte Costa and Sam Low

- Performances by Weldon Kekauoha and Ernie Cruz, Jr.

Malama Hokulea

Location: Kapi'olani Community College, Great Lawn

Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2011

Price: $25 (keiki six and under, free when accompanied by a paying adult)

Click HERE to visit the Polynesian Voyaging Society website and for tickets, or call 808-842-1101.

Click HERE to connect with the Hokulea on Facebook.

Click HERE to connect with Malika Dudley on Facebook.