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Hail the Hokule'a, Twin Hulls of Heaven

The Hokule'a, a full-scale, working replica of the ancient Polynesian voyaging canoes. It has gone on several journeys across the Pacific since

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"Eia Hawaii" painting by Hawaiian artist, historian and author Herb Kawainui Kāne

Built in 1975 for a one-time voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti, the Hōkūle’a is a replica of an ancient Polynesian voyaging canoe. She was originally built to prove once and for all that Polynesians settled the Pacific islands through intentional voyaging, and to restore for modern Native Hawaiians the foundational object of their traditional culture—the voyaging canoe. To her people, she is the physical embodiment of a legend that has reappeared on Earth for the first time in 600 years.

For Four Years, This Polynesian Canoe Will Sail Around the World Raising Awareness of Global Climate Change

Built in 1975 for a one-time voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti, the Hōkūle’a is a replica of an ancient Polynesian voyaging canoe. She was originally built to prove once and for all that Polynesians settled the Pacific islands through intentional voyaging, and

Vikings: In the Middle Ages, Vikings were considered European land voyagers which made them have great knowledge on the ocean.

When the Polynesians made land anywhere. they first turned their boats over and lived under them until they could get huts built.

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The next is an Hawaiian War Canoe, no Carribean ones unfortunately.

The Hokulea canoe, built to prove the genius of Polynesian sailors, is about to complete an around-the-world trip, returning to Honolulu.

That Polynesian-style canoe that left Hawaii three years ago? It's been around the world and will return to Honolulu

The Hokulea canoe, built to prove the genius of Polynesian sailors, is about to complete an around-the-world trip, returning to Honolulu.

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