O 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.

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

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

FHH-APW Alaska Trip

The Friends of Hokule`a & Hawai`iloa hosted a 3-day planning session from April 30 to May 2, 2022. The Alaska Planning Workgroup met to discuss and formulate an action plan for Hawai`iloa to voyage to the State of Alaska during the summer of 2023. The purpose of this 2023 voyage to Alaska, and specifically the … Read more