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Hōkūleʻa Arrival Ceremony & Dockside Canoe Tours – Oʻahu

April 19, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm

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Hōkūleʻa Arrival Ceremony, 9:15 a.m.
Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Ala Wai Promenade

The public is invited to welcome Hōkūleʻa back to the Hawaiʻi Convention Center at a cultural arrival ceremony. Sailing aboard the canoe will be crewmembers along with students representing the young generation of “navigators” who are working on solutions to create a sustainable future for Island Earth. These students from Oʻahu’s schools are working on projects to restore the Ala Wai Watershed. Following the arrival, a brief program will feature remarks by the students and pwo navigator Nainoa Thompson.

Dockside Canoe Tours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (April 19 and 20)
Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Ala Wai Promenade

Hōkūleʻa crewmembers will welcome visitors on board to tour the legendary canoe and learn about the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s mission to perpetuate the ancient art and science of voyaging and promote the values of caring for Island Earth.

$10 event parking available at Hawai‘i Convention Center

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