Why the Hokulea Delayed it’s Trip to Palmyra by Nainoa Thompson

Polynesian navigator Nainoa Thompson shares with the crew some of the factors that go into making the decision of whether to set sail of not. They are discussing going to Palmyra Atoll 1,000 miles south of Hawai’i. This voyage is the first deep-ocean training for the Hōkūle’a Wolrdwide Voyage in which the traditional Hawaiian canoe will circumnavigate the Earth. The crew carry with them the idea that we are all crew members on Canoe Earth and, just as on Hōkūle’a, we need to care for one another an our resources:

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