Ke Kai Series – Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort

The last event for the year ended with the kokua of the Kanehunamoku Voyaging Academy team (KVA – Bonnie Kahapea-Tanner) who offered to demonstrate knot tying/line work, parts of the canoe (puzzles), keiki coloring books, as well as star navigation knowledge using the Hawaiian star compass.

Angoon, AK Visit

On behalf of the ‘Aha Moananuiakea and Ho`okahua, Kamehameha Schools, Kilinahe Coleman coordinated a visit by students/teachers of the Alaska Ethnomath Institute, Angoon, Alaska… “…wanted to extend my most heartfelt mahalo nui loa for the time we were able to spend together last week for the Alaska Ethnomath Institute on O’ahu. Hookipa means hospitality in … Read more

Hawaiiloa Trip to Alaska

Hokulea sailing on the ocean

Rebuild the Canoe, Restore the Connection, Reshape the Future: Help us take Hawaiʻiloa to Alaska. We, the Friends of Hokulea and Hawaiiloa regret to inform our viewers and those who support us, that the Alaska Trip 2023 will be postponed for at least one year due to overwhelming restoration repairs and lack of funding. We … Read more

O Ke Kai Series – Hali`a Aloha o Alakeka

Help us take Hawai`iloa to Alaska. Rebuild the Canoe >> Restore the Connection >> Reshape the Future Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort on Kalia Road named this day’s event as the “Voyage to Alaska.”

FHH at “Day at Hanaiakamalama”

Queen Emma Summer Palace Hosted by Daughters of Hawai`i – an opportunity for community awareness and cultural exchange. It was an eventful day once we survived the morning Nu`uanu “paka ua nui” downpour of rain. DOH members, teachers, students, keiki, tourists, and vendors bought shirts, grabbed education material, contributed to our donation jar, and engaged … Read more

Dry Dock Covid Screening

“Effective May 7, FHH moved into Phase 3 of the FHH Screening Protocols. PAAC has congratulated us on our current “Phase 3” approach … HOWEVER …. Because of the rapidly rising number of infec3ons and the high underrepor3ng of infec3ons in the community … the PAAC group is recommending that we bring back our “box” … Read more

Luku A Pau Na Pu`u O Hawai`iloa

“On 4/5/22 I spent an hour and a half yesterday with the inspector from Aloha Termite, Roland Rodrigues. His conclusion is that it’s not termites. Couldn’t find droppings, and the holes are not of the type made by termites. After a while he speculated that the holes were made by beetles. He then found one … Read more

Celebrating World Ocean Month

Saturday, June 18 • 9am – 12 noonOutrigger Reef Waikiki Beach ResortOcean Tower Lobby • A‘o Cultural Center FREE ACTIVITIES

Dry Dock – Talk Story With Jerry Ongies

On May 7, 2022, the Friends legendary kalai wa`a, Jerry O or Uncle Jerry to a lot of our “young” volunteers, shared stories, pictures, and his report titled “Escorting Hawai`i’s Voyaging Canoes”, Voyages of 1992 & 1995 for na wa’a kaulua, Hokule’a and Hawai’iloa, as well as his narrative on the building of the latter. … Read more