Hawaii News Digest, 23 September 2017, 0530 UTC, Post #15640.
Reporter: Damon Tucker.
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The Polynesian Voyaging Society canoe Hokule’a will leave Haleiwa Harbor on Oahu at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, 23 September 2017, for Hanalei Bay, Kaua’i as part of the “Mahalo Hawaii Sail.” The Hokule’a recently completed an around the world cruise to commemorate the legacy of ancient Polynesian navigators. The Hokule’a will arrive on Kaua’i Sunday morning. A public welcoming ceremony will be held at 10 a.m.
Here’s the preliminary event schedule for the Hokule’a:
“Saturday, September 23
• 2:30 p.m. Hōkūleʻa departure from Haleʻiwa Boat Harbor, Oʻahu – public welcome
Sunday, September 24
• 10 a.m. Hōkūleʻa arrival ceremony and community paʻina at Hanalei Bay Pier – public welcome
Monday, September 25
• A.M. Scheduled school tours and visits – by appointment only
• 2:30-5:30pm Dockside outreach at Hanalei Bay Pier – public welcome
• P.M. ʻOahi O Makana, a Hawaiian protocol event – public viewing from Hanalei Bay to Haʻena areas
Tuesday, September 25
• A.M. Scheduled dockside school tours and visits – by appointment only
• P.M. Hōkūleʻa tentative departure for Oahu – public welcome
Saturday, September 30 (post departure)
• 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mālama Hulēʻia workday at the fishpond at Nuimalu Park”
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