Hokulea headed to Bay Area, with welcome celebrations focused on honoring Maui

Hokulea stopped off in Seattle last month.
Hokulea stopped off in Seattle last month.(Polynesian Voyaging Society)
Published: Sep. 12, 2023 at 11:42 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hokulea is headed to the Bay Area as part of its Moananuiakea Voyage for Earth.

A welcome ceremony at the Aquatic Park Cove in San Francisco is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 24 from noon to 5 p.m.

The crew will be holding tours of the Hokulea.

There will be cultural tributes, presentations and performances celebrating Hokulea, with a focus on honoring Maui.

Last month, Hokulea stopped off in Seattle and Tacoma, where the voyaging canoe was greeted with a warm welcome.