This leg of the voyage from South Africa to Brazil began on Christmas Eve.
The voyaging canoe and her crew will depart for Natal, Brazil in a day or two.
Hokulea is expected to make landfall at the island of Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, around Friday.
The events will be held at Wahikuli Beach Park.
Like their sail from Africa to St. Helena, mother nature isn’t making this voyage easy.
The crew sighted St. Helena island after 16 days at sea and 1,200 miles of open ocean.
Hokulea navigators led a group of Malama Honua students on an excursion to Paiko Wildlife Sanctuary.
“So at the end of the voyage in 2017, our expectation is that we’d have a core young leadership to start taking over,” said Hokulea captain …
The journey is expected to take about 35 days.
The West Honolulu Rotary Club honored Nainoa Thompson for his accomplishments and contributions to Hawaii.
Using Google Hangout technology, the students got a virtual tour of the Pinnacle Point caves at Mossel Bay.
The intimate ceremony included hula and mele, and the presentation of a quilt of peace flags created by students of Hanahauoli School.
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It was a ceremony of friendship, crossing oceans, connecting of people and celebration of cultures.
The stop marks the halfway point in the worldwide voyage and the farthest point from Hawaii for Hokulea and her crew.
A contingency of about 60 people, including many students and teachers will leave this week to greet Hokulea in South Africa.
The canoe and her 12 crew members arrived in Port Elizabeth.
The security team will watch over the crew as they make their way to Cape Town, South Africa.
They have about 400 miles more to go, that’s about four or five days, until they reach South Africa.
They will sail from Mauritius to Madagascar to South Africa, possibly taking four to six weeks.