Hōkūleʻa Update | April 1, 2016

Aloha kākou from the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage, this is Shawn Kanaʻiaupuni signing in from Stuart, Florida. We just came in from the Everglades through the inner waterways, actually through a canal system. So it’s a bit of a first for us and a new experience where we went through five locks. I think we’re ready for the Panama Canal. We went through brides and overpasses, we had freeways going over us. We went through Lake Okeechobee and learned a lot about it in Stuart. Since arriving here, we’ve had wonderful community experiences, lots of families from Hawaii who have been so excited to see us, welcoming us, and inviting us to their homes. There have been tons of kids on board almost everyday we’ve been here. We are here for one more day, and will leave Sunday morning. So join us in Titusville, Florida on April 5 at 3pm. Can’t wait to see you there, and keep following us at Hokulea.com.

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