The voyaging canoes Hokulea and Hikianalia arrived in Tonga Sunday morning.
They left Pago Pago, American Samoa, on Thursday.
Navigator Kaiulani murphy guided Hokulea without instruments, it was her first time navigating that area.
They arrived in Vavau and are scheduled to depart for Tongatapu Monday or Tuesday.
Then it’s on to Aotearoa, New Zealand, where they should arrive mid-November.