As voyagers make their way to Pitcairn from Rapa Nui, apprentice navigator Kaleo Wong estimates Hōkūleʻa is 360 mile along their reference course for an average of 4 knots per hour. Today the crew is enjoying great wind pushing the canoe at 7 knots. In the background, Kekama Helm and Captain Bruce Blankenfeld are preparing breakfast for the crew.
For more, view the clip above, or, for native speakers, the clip below. And remember you can tracks Hōkūleʻa’s progress in real time from the Mālama Honua Tracking Map.
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