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The Mālama Honua voyage heads back northwards through the inland water system towards Canada.

Wa'a Wednesday: Hōkūle'aʻs Great Lakes journey

Sept. 7, 2016

Contributed by Shaundor Chillingworth

On the journey to Canada, the Hōkūleʻa will pass through 52 locks, a complex waterway system used for raising and lowering watercraft between bodies of water of different levels on rivers and waterways.

The crew prepares to pass through another lock system.

While onboard the Draken Harald Harfagre, crewmembers learn more about traditional Viking sailing techniques.

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