Candido (Kaiya) Manatad IV from Waiāhole, Oʻahu first sailed on the Hōkūleʻa when he was a senior in high school in 2019. Being raised on the shores of Waiāhole, he has heard stories of the launch at Kualoa and to Kaiya, Hōkūleʻa has always been a part of his life in some way, shape or form.

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