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Hōkūleʻa crewmember Lehua Kamalu provides an update as the waʻa departs the Galapagos Islands, heading for Rapa Nui.

Wa'a Wednesday: Nearing Rapa Nui

Feb. 22, 2017

Contributed by Shaundor Chillingworth

Sunrise and sunset are the most important times of the day for navigators to get a fix and find their clues in the horizon.

Navigation team members Lehua and Noe Kamalu discuss course and heading at sunrise.

Navigation team members Haunani Kane and Jason Patterson discuss the sunrise and the direction of the canoe movement in relation its position.

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