Hōkūleʻa is scheduled to depart the Haleiwa Boat Harbor for Hanalei Bay, Kauaʻi as part of the Mahalo Hawaiʻi, Sail. Crewmembers are preparing to set sail on Saturday afternoon, September 23 at 2:30 p.m. and arrive to Kauaʻi the following morning . The arrival will include a public arrival ceremony at 10 a.m..
During the 3-day Kauaʻi engagement, crewmembers will participate with the community in events and activities that will highlight the recent Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage as well as the work being done within Kauaʻi communities to care for Island Earth.
Events during the stop will include outreach opportunities, local school visits, cultural exchanges, and crew presentations. The following events have been scheduled to date. The public is encouraged to check Facebook for daily updates:
Kauaʻi Engagement Schedule
(*All dates and times subject to change) (Local contact Kaʻui Fu: 808-652-0886 email@example.com , or Koral McCarthy: 808-634-0194 firstname.lastname@example.org)
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
October through May port dates will be posted as they become available.
About the Mahalo, Hawaiʻi Sail
The Mahalo, HawaiʻiSail will give PVS an opportunity to thank Hawaiʻi’s people, bring Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia home to all of Hawaiʻi, share lessons learned from the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage and deepen the organization’s connection and understanding of the important work being done here in the islands to care for the earth. During the port visits, PVS will engage with schools and organizations through outreach events, service projects, crew presentations and canoe tours.