Moananuiākea – A Voyage for the Pacific
Watch He Wa`a, He Honua – The Earth is Our Canoe
Polynesian Voyaging Society is launching its 2021 Membership Drive with the airing of a one hour documentary, HE WA’A HE HONUA – THE EARTH IS OUR CANOE. “He waʻa he honua — The Earth is our canoe,” shares how Hawai’i has pulled renaissance from the edge of extinction before and Hōkūleʻa can – and must — do so again. As we all cope with the uncertainty created by COVID-19, we see the continued impacts of human activity on our environment and our planet. We feel an imperative to continue our work to Mālama Honua. Become a PVS member and be part of a global movement to revitalize the earth.
Broadcasted throughout Hawaiʻi in November 2020, HE WA’A HE HONUA – THE EARTH IS OUR CANOE is now available to stream here at Hokulea.com.
The Island We Seek is the Earth of Tomorrow
Preparations are underway for our most important voyage yet: Moananuiākea. Voyage. Over the next five years, we will plot a course for the future by circumnavigating the Pacific Ocean, covering 41,000 miles, 345 ports, 46 countries and archipelagoes, 100 indigenous territories, starting first in our home islands of Hawaii. Our goal is to inspire, educate and elevate a new generation of 10 million Navigators by the end of the voyage in 2026, young people who can lead the many different kinds of bold voyages our Earth needs now, with the mindset, preparation and courage to face the coming storms, and the resilience to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
PVS is mindful of the global pandemic and its impacts on communities, so the voyage plans may change accordingly. We will continue to provide updates on this page.
You can support our 2021 Membership Drive right away by becoming a PVS member – take your part now in the global movement to revitalize our Island Earth!
Hōkūleʻa Store: Free Shipping Nov 14-21, 2020
We’ve got a great way to support the upcoming Moananuiākea Voyage: from Nov 14-21, 2020, we are offering free shipping on every item at the Hōkūlea Store. Whether you’re stocking up on gifts, or just want to get your hands on some voyage-inspired gear, we’ve got plenty of exciting items to choose from!
– Orders over $35 get a free Hōkūlea sticker –
Signup for Our Newsletters
Join our growing family of supporters and get weekly voyage updates sent to your inbox when you signup for our newsletter or for education updates. Our newsletter is generally sent once per week whereas those in our educator network receive classroom-ready updates 3-5 times weekly.
Subscribers to either lists will receive a free activity sheet for kids just for signing up!