Hōkūleʻa Homecoming

The iconic voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa is scheduled to return from the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage, sponsored by Hawaiian Airlines, to the Hawaiian Islands in June 2017. On Saturday, June 17, Polynesian Voyaging Society and its crewmembers will conclude the three-year sail around the globe and make an historic arrival at O‘ahu’s Magic Island after sailing nearly 40,000 nautical miles since departing Hawaiian waters on May 30, 2014. Themed Lei Kaʻapuni Honua, meaning “A Lei Around The World,” Hōkūleʻa’s homecoming celebration will include the following events:

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Arrival Ceremony & Celebration

Join thousands of Hōkūleʻa’s ʻohana including families, students, educators, sustainability organizations, ocean conservationists, voyaging waʻa groups, community residents and visitors.

Event Details

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Time:

  • 8:30 a.m. Arrival
  • 10 a.m. Arrival Ceremony & Program
  • 1-5 pm Hoʻolauleʻa

Place: Magic Island, Oʻahu

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Mālama Honua Fair & Summit, and Hōkūleʻa Canoe Tours

In celebration of Hōkūleʻa’s Homecoming after voyaging around Island Earth, Polynesian Voyaging Society invites our local and global community members to gather for a three-day summit to discuss mālama honua stories of hope inspired by the Worldwide Voyage and develop sail plans for the future of Hawaiʻi and our planet.

Event Details

Date: June 18-20, 2017
Place: Hawaiʻi Convention Center
Registration: Coming Soon

Summit Details & Registraion

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PVS Benefit Dinner

Themed Lei Kaʻapuni Honua, A Lei Around the World, this fundraiser is a celebration of Hōkūleʻa’s return benefiting Polynesian Voyaging Society’s efforts to advance the Mālama Honua mission with activities that enrich our communities and build a sustainable future.

Event Details

Date: Monday, June 19, 2017
Time: 5 p.m.
Event Registration:
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HŌKŪLEʻA HOMECOMING FUNDRAISER

Themed Lei Kaʻapuni Honua, A Lei Around the World, Hōkūleʻa Homecoming fundraiser is a celebration of Hōkūleʻa’s return benefiting Polynesian Voyaging Society’s efforts to advance the Mālama Honua mission with activities that enrich our communities and build a sustainable future.

We are currently offering all contributors 50% off the $100 early bird registration fee for the Inspirational Speaker Series at the Mālama Honua Fair & Summit. Look for the discount code on your receipt after making your successful contribution – mahalo for your support!

2015-Membership-Decal-goldContribute as a Member

Our members have been the mainstay of support to PVS for four decades, allowing us to grow our legacy of wayfinding and voyaging beyond the boundaries of Polynesia. As member, you’re eligible for PVS Store discounts and a thank you gift.

2015-Membership-Decal-brownDonate as a Supporter

Join us as we navigate a course toward sustainability and inspire a global movement to care for our Earth. Your donation helps ensure Hōkūleʻa is safe, seaworthy and beautiful for the thousands of nautical miles that lay ahead.