September 18: Hikianalia Sea Trial Photos Posted on 18 Sep 2012 In Voyaging Kawika Komine prepares to open the jib as we approach Auckland Harbor Bridge. Hikianalia sea trials continue in Auckland, in Aotearoa. Michael “Irish” Cunningham and Attwood “Uncle Maka” Makanani steer past the Auckland Tower. Marine architect Nick Peal lowers the centerboard while Hiapo Elderts, Irish and Maka work hard on the hoe. Hiapo Elderts and Kealoha Hoe tightening the shrouds.