Richard first sailed on Hōkūleʻa in 2003 from Makaha to Sand Island. For Richard, Hōkūleʻa is a continuation of a long Polynesian sailing tradition demonstrating what was and what is possible in the future. He hopes that through the Worldwide Voyage, Hōkūleʻa will bring awareness to the conditions of our oceans and the Earth to hopefully make a difference in that condition. While sailing, Richard misses his family. Back on land he misses the beauty of the ocean.
Meet our crew:
Meet our amazing crew who embody the Navigator Mindset and inspire communities around the globe.
Escort Vessel, Electrician and Engineer on all vessels (Hoku, Hiki, Tranquility & Gershon)
PVS Member since 19760901