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Lei Kaʻapuni Honua is the theme for Hōkūleʻa's homecoming.

Wa'a Wednesday: Heading home in June

Dec. 20, 2016

Contributed by Shaundor Chillingworth

Captain Bruce Blankenfeld watches the sun rise for the first time in 2017 as the waʻa navigates its way to Panama.

Amazing sun rays followed the crew throughout the day on a sail from Islamorada to Key West.

The waʻa reached Colon, Panama on Monday where it will make preparations before crossing the Panama Canal.

Nā Kelamoku crew members presenting to the students at Beverly Shores Elementary School about Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage.

As the crew departed Miami, fellow paddlers joined them on their way.

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