I walked into it my first day here and saw boxes literally from floor to ceiling. Wow. A daunting task for us, considering we had more food than boxes to pack it in. Here is where we truly had to find our way.
I am filled with awe of dazzling atolls, the vast expanse of deep blue, the navigator silhouette against the heavens, the spirit of dance and hā, strength, perseverance, courage, bumps, bruises, blood and sweat, muscles aching, hearts yearning.
Hikianalia crewmember Keli Takenaga talks to students of the Ehuola Program at Kōkua Kalihi Valley about the preparations in Pago Pago, American Samoa and anticipated journey to Tonga and Aotearoa (New Zealand)